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Late binding definition names
|Status:||Needs More Information||Start date:||05/19/2009|
|Affected Puppet version:||0.24.8||Branch:|
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A thread on the mailing list (http://mail.madstop.com/pipermail/puppet-users/2007-March/002027.html) has brought up a specific way in which variables defined in the prototype, including the definition name, can be late-binding enough that they can be used for default values in definition prototypes. This would be a good idea, and would only add functionality without changing expected behaviour.
If this is done, it should be done in such a way that all variables in the definitions are late-binding, so that the variables are defined in the order in which they appear in the prototype.