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Feature #5521

pluginsync should be defaulted to true

Added by Andrew Forgue over 5 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:12/12/2010
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:Patrick Carlisle% Done:


Target version:3.0.0
Affected Puppet version: Branch:

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With large installations it makes sense to have a config-less client install to ease deployment. Without a config file and reasonable defaults you can just install puppet and run it and get expected results. In these kinds of environments there are almost always plugins that need to be distributed to clients.

Related issues

Duplicated by Puppet - Feature #7585: Make pluginsync true by default Duplicate 05/19/2011
Blocked by Puppet - Bug #2244: pluginsync fails when no source is available Closed 05/12/2009


#1 Updated by James Turnbull over 5 years ago

  • Category set to plug-ins
  • Status changed from Unreviewed to Needs Decision
  • Assignee set to Nigel Kersten

#2 Updated by Nigel Kersten over 5 years ago

  • Status changed from Needs Decision to Accepted
  • Assignee deleted (Nigel Kersten)

It should default to true, assuming we fix the error that appears when you try to do pluginsync but don’t have anything in your ‘lib’ module sub-directories.

I’ll try to dig that bug up today. ( #2244 )

#3 Updated by Nigel Kersten over 5 years ago

  • Target version set to 2.7.x

#4 Updated by Patrick Carlisle over 4 years ago

  • Assignee set to Patrick Carlisle
  • Target version changed from 2.7.x to 3.x

#5 Updated by Patrick Carlisle over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from Accepted to In Topic Branch Pending Review
  • Branch set to

#6 Updated by Anonymous over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from In Topic Branch Pending Review to Merged - Pending Release

#7 Updated by Anonymous about 4 years ago

  • Target version changed from 3.x to 3.0.0

#9 Updated by Matthaus Owens over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Merged - Pending Release to Closed

Released in Puppet 3.0.0rc1

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