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Bug #16779

Document has_command on providers

Added by Anonymous over 3 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:RejectedStart date:10/04/2012
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


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There is a new way of creating commands in providers that follows the syntax:

has_command(:my_command, '/usr/sbin') do
  environment({ 'HOME' => '/some/homedir' })

Inside the do block there the possibility of using:

  • environment(Hash): set the ENV vars that will be available during execution
  • is_optional: flag that this command does not confine the provider


#1 Updated by Adrien Thebo over 3 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)

Changed formatting to use markdown unordered list.

#2 Updated by Anonymous over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Unreviewed to Investigating
  • Assignee set to Anonymous

#3 Updated by Nick Fagerlund over 2 years ago

  • Status changed from Investigating to Rejected

This work is in limbo and doesn’t appear to be anyone’s priority. If it remains important, it’ll come up again and get a new ticket in our new ticketing system.

Also, now that API yard doc is a thing, maybe this is dealt with.

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