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From 05/18/2012 to 05/24/2012

05/25/2012

11:02 pm Feature #14570: Separate fact definition from fact resolution
After talking with Pieter and our external caching decision (#14667), we'll keep the existing DSL, but add on capabil... Jeff Weiss
10:15 pm Bug #14689 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): SSH Fact broken on HP-UX
Jeff Weiss

05/24/2012

04:04 pm Refactor #14700 (Closed): Add tests for kernel facts
No specs currently exist Anonymous
03:59 pm Bug #14690 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): HP-UX Kernel fact should not include preceding letters
Anonymous
03:36 pm Bug #14338: Some failures can't be traced any more
This seems better suited to 2.1.0 rather than 1.6.10. Jeff Weiss
03:34 pm Feature #13683: Distinguish "Funtoo" from "Gentoo" Linux
Stefan, your submission no longer cleanly merges against `1.6.x`. Can you rebase against `2.x` and submit a new pull ... Jeff Weiss
03:27 pm Bug #11695 (Code Insufficient): factor comments
Jeff Weiss
03:16 pm Bug #9482: Fact virtual and is_virtual wrong for Solaris VM inside KVM/QEMU
Hailee, if you can do something with this, great. If not, please remove the target version. Jeff Weiss
03:05 pm Bug #6365: Plist parser can segfault
Gary, if you're not actively working on this, please un-assign yourself. Jeff Weiss
02:56 pm Feature #10251 (Merged - Pending Release): Creating tarballs of RC's requires too much manual int...
yep, that's the one.
merged here:
<https://github.com/puppetlabs/facter/commit/86c2a5a30e99c5f2935fed7db497fc0605...
Moses Mendoza
02:35 pm Feature #10251: Creating tarballs of RC's requires too much manual intervention.
Moses, was this handled by your latest Rakefile PRs that have been merged in? Jeff Weiss
12:00 pm Bug #14690 (Closed): HP-UX Kernel fact should not include preceding letters
[Micheal Moll](https://projects.puppetlabs.com/users/4592) submitted a [pull request](https://github.com/puppetlabs/f... Jeff Weiss
11:57 am Bug #14689 (Closed): SSH Fact broken on HP-UX
[Michael Moll](https://projects.puppetlabs.com/users/4592) submitted a [pull request](https://github.com/puppetlabs/f... Jeff Weiss

05/23/2012

04:13 pm Refactor #13678: Facter should implement its own which command
Stefan thanks very much for all your great work on this - its a very awesome change indeed and I appreciate your pati... Ken Barber
04:08 pm Feature #14667: External Cache for Facts
So our first step is to put the location of the cache in the shell script that updates it (so that it's far easier to... Jeff Weiss
03:51 pm Feature #14667: External Cache for Facts
Jeff Weiss wrote:
> Ryan Coleman wrote:
> > I'd like to see the yaml cache stored in Puppet's vardir or its locatio...
Ryan Coleman
03:45 pm Feature #14667: External Cache for Facts
Ryan Coleman wrote:
> I'd like to see the yaml cache stored in Puppet's vardir or its location configurable as anoth...
Jeff Weiss
03:39 pm Feature #14667: External Cache for Facts
I'd like to see the yaml cache stored in Puppet's vardir or its location configurable as another option in puppet.con... Ryan Coleman
03:37 pm Refactor #13678 (Merged - Pending Release): Facter should implement its own which command
Merged with <https://github.com/puppetlabs/facter/commit/ec0e80b9e79673ce5dc61a9eeb0f11d95a5ed2a2> Jeff Weiss
02:58 pm Bug #12864: Windows domain fact should use primary dns suffix first
This change affects all facter versions from 1.5.1 through 1.6.x (though we only added windows support with 2.7.6). M... Josh Cooper
02:57 pm Bug #12864 (Merged - Pending Release): Windows domain fact should use primary dns suffix first
Merged with <https://github.com/puppetlabs/facter/commit/715258a9010a17af64051ebf8a27c392e6d4eb0f> Jeff Weiss
02:45 pm Bug #12864: Windows domain fact should use primary dns suffix first
OK. I am convinced enough by this: it isn't a great response, but it doesn't seem like people will be disappointed.
...
Daniel Pittman
02:30 pm Bug #12864 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Windows domain fact should use primary dns suffix first
Josh Cooper
02:30 pm Bug #12864 (Re-opened): Windows domain fact should use primary dns suffix first
Josh Cooper
02:29 pm Bug #12864: Windows domain fact should use primary dns suffix first
The one response I've gotten about this was:... Josh Cooper
02:09 pm Bug #14674: Facter processor fact executes commands on platforms that it shouldn't
A workaround was added here <https://github.com/joshcooper/facter/commit/f42896d92d8542a3017a0ac5141485888d15f3a9> it... Josh Cooper
01:55 pm Bug #14674 (Merged - Pending Release): Facter processor fact executes commands on platforms that ...
When evaluating the processor fact, it calls the following on all platforms:... Josh Cooper
11:44 am Refactor #13678: Facter should implement its own which command
We took a look at the pull request, everything looks good. It merged cleaning and all the tests still run. Just waiti... Anonymous
11:24 am Bug #10261 (Merged - Pending Release): Facter reports incorrect windows architecture
Merged with <https://github.com/puppetlabs/facter/commit/84ee8be0a67f0d84bf4617d049917f2fb21cd320> Jeff Weiss
10:18 am Feature #4519 (Closed): Facter should provide a convenient way to cache values
After some discussion, we've decided to implement this slightly differently. A new ticket has been created: #14667. Anonymous
10:16 am Feature #14667 (Rejected): External Cache for Facts
Facter should have a way to cache values, since some facts take a while to calculate, and don't need to be reevaluate... Anonymous
03:33 am Feature #11640: Support EC2 facts on OpenStack
This:
<blockquote>
"OpenStack generates mac addresses beginning with 02:16:3E"
</blockquote>
is no longer tru...
Stephen Gran
07:42 pm Bug #14466 (Closed): Error when there are no facts found
Released in Facter 2.0.0rc3 Matthaus Owens
07:42 pm Bug #14582: Facter 1.6.9: lsbrelease.rb generates noise and doesn't serve much purpose
Released in 2.0.0rc3. Release to 1.6.x still pending. Matthaus Owens
07:40 pm Bug #14521 (Closed): rbCFPropertyList.rb error when running 2.0.0rc1
Released in Facter 2.0.0rc2 Matthaus Owens

05/22/2012

04:32 pm Feature #4519: Facter should provide a convenient way to cache values
Jeff Weiss wrote:
> It looks like what's in Ken's branch will always write to the cache even if the TTL is 0, which m...
Ken Barber
03:58 pm Feature #4519: Facter should provide a convenient way to cache values
It looks like what's in Ken's branch will always write to the cache even if the TTL is 0, which means we're potential... Jeff Weiss
03:32 pm Bug #10261 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Facter reports incorrect windows architecture
Josh Cooper
02:18 pm Bug #10261: Facter reports incorrect windows architecture
Windows has different names for what constitutes a 64-bit OS. There's `amd64`, `x86_64`, and `x64`. I think `x64` is ... Josh Cooper
01:52 pm Feature #7642 (Duplicate): Windows architecture fact
I'm closing this as a duplicate of #10261, since facter does report an architecture fact on Windows, it's just not co... Josh Cooper
09:30 am Bug #14466 (Merged - Pending Release): Error when there are no facts found
Anonymous
09:16 am Feature #13046: Support physicalprocessorcount on FreeBSD
or more precise:
rtr0# sysctl -n hw.ncpu
4
(man sysctl is your friend from there on)
thanks go to anarca...
micah -
09:15 am Feature #13046: Support physicalprocessorcount on FreeBSD
Why not do this:
rtr0# sysctl hw.ncpu
hw.ncpu: 4
? That seems pretty simple, and much better than parsing a lo...
micah -
05:01 pm Feature #14623 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Warn if fact has no definition
<https://github.com/puppetlabs/facter/commit/e594f27959ed28848756a257921c5bf524b6a813> Anonymous

05/21/2012

04:09 pm Feature #14623 (Accepted): Warn if fact has no definition
Anonymous
04:06 pm Feature #14623 (Rejected): Warn if fact has no definition
Since we're creating a distinction between fact definition and fact resolution, it's important to warn users if a fac... Anonymous
03:32 pm Bug #14466: Error when there are no facts found
Updated pull request to fix style issues. Anonymous
02:26 pm Bug #14466: Error when there are no facts found
I think this covers what I was asking for. I haven't tried it out, so I'll just assume it does the right thing. I've... Andrew Parker
11:09 am Bug #14466: Error when there are no facts found
Andy, does this PR satisfies your expectations when Facter can't find any facts (perhaps because you have a relative ... Jeff Weiss
11:00 am Bug #14466 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Error when there are no facts found
Anonymous

05/20/2012

10:26 am Bug #8210: virtual fact should work for EL kvm guests
If I recall correctly, checking the CPUID instruction means having native compiled code - or at least, when I looked ... Adrien Thebo
07:13 am Bug #8210: virtual fact should work for EL kvm guests
I found a discussion in http://www.mail-archive.com/kvm@vger.kernel.org/msg02738.html that lead to a discussion in ht... Markus Falb
06:21 am Bug #13700: lspci can only determine virtual machines that have graphics cards
Sounds like this is related to #8210 Markus Falb

05/19/2012

04:51 am Bug #14582: Facter 1.6.9: lsbrelease.rb generates noise and doesn't serve much purpose
Jeff Weiss wrote:
> Andreas, Thanks for the report. This definitely seems to be a valid regression related to #1151...
Stefan Schulte

05/18/2012

02:10 pm Bug #14582 (Merged - Pending Release): Facter 1.6.9: lsbrelease.rb generates noise and doesn't se...
Merged with <https://github.com/puppetlabs/facter/commit/ac7aebd8b75ce88cc36209048bb3b65335f0ae9e> Jeff Weiss
01:32 pm Feature #14584 (Accepted): Make it easy to silence errors from facts
This is the general fix to the single problem encountered and fixed in #14582.
We'll likely want to either:
1. ...
Jeff Weiss
01:19 pm Feature #14584 (Accepted): Make it easy to silence errors from facts
Very often facts get written that generate noise on STDERR.
It seems like the current convention is to redirect ST...
Matthaus Owens
10:10 am Bug #14582: Facter 1.6.9: lsbrelease.rb generates noise and doesn't serve much purpose
https://github.com/puppetlabs/facter/pull/212 Zach Leslie
09:39 am Bug #11511: fact "architecture" picks up x86_64 rather than amd64
Stefan,
We have a new issue (#14582) related to this change. Just checking to see if the removal of `2> /dev/null`...
Jeff Weiss
09:31 am Bug #14582 (Accepted): Facter 1.6.9: lsbrelease.rb generates noise and doesn't serve much purpose
Andreas, Thanks for the report. This definitely seems to be a valid regression related to #11511. I'll hit up Stefa... Jeff Weiss
08:54 am Bug #14582 (Closed): Facter 1.6.9: lsbrelease.rb generates noise and doesn't serve much purpose
I've mentioned this on the puppet-users mailing list [1] but I think it warrants a report here. Using Ubuntu 10.04 an... Andreas Ntaflos
04:06 am Feature #14571: Add instrumentation to facts
Indeed - any advancement on top of what we have would be good. Breaking down the steps occurring inside each resoluti... Ken Barber
03:28 am Feature #14571: Add instrumentation to facts
So, I didn't realize `--timing` was there. That's great.
My ideal vision is to be able to have a way to dump this ...
Jeff Weiss
02:16 am Feature #14571: Add instrumentation to facts
I presume you want something more advanced then the current --timing switch? Ken Barber
 

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