The Puppet Labs Issue Tracker has Moved:

This issue tracker is now in read-only archive mode and automatic ticket export has been disabled. Redmine users will need to create a new JIRA account to file tickets using See the following page for information on filing tickets with JIRA:

Feature #4828

Tidy ignore

Added by Jan Doleschal over 5 years ago. Updated over 5 years ago.

Status:Needs More InformationStart date:09/23/2010
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


Target version:-
Affected Puppet version: Branch:

We've Moved!

Ticket tracking is now hosted in JIRA:


It woult be great if tidy could ignore files. I mean something like.

tidy {"/var/log": size => "50m", age => "4w", matches => "*", ignore => "messages"; }




#1 Updated by James Turnbull over 5 years ago

  • Status changed from Unreviewed to Needs More Information

Why not make the match ignore certain files?

#2 Updated by Jan Doleschal over 5 years ago

Ok, that was a bad example. Another one: I am building an local software archive with our self developed software. I use puppet for deployment. The archive has some big files which should be deleted after 4 weeks. I just know the current version of the deployment, so i just want to delete all files in the directory except the current version of the file.

Also available in: Atom PDF