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Feature #4360

a way for generators to find the current directory

Added by Alan Barrett about 5 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:AcceptedStart date:07/26/2010
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


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I’d like generators to be able to make decisions based on the existence of files in the module’s “templates” or “files” directories. For example, a generator could choose whether a file resource used content => template(“mymodule/somefile”) or content => template(“mymodule/somefile.$fqdn”).

It would be sufficient if puppet did a chdir to the module directory before running the generator, or if puppet provided an environment variable to inform the generator of the appropriate directory name.


#1 Updated by James Turnbull about 5 years ago

  • Category set to functions
  • Status changed from Unreviewed to Needs Decision
  • Assignee set to Luke Kanies

#2 Updated by Luke Kanies about 5 years ago

  • Status changed from Needs Decision to Accepted
  • Assignee deleted (Luke Kanies)

Seems like a good idea.

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