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From 10/26/2010 to 11/01/2010

11/02/2010

11:32 pm Bug #4867: Puppet raises error when trying to set owner to non-existant user
As per Brian, I run puppet on my clients as the *root* user, so I have assumed the "user" config option was ignored. ... John Warburton
11:31 pm Puppet Community Package Repository Feature #4591 (Needs More Information): Add SuSE packaging data
Ken, have you had a chance to test this? Nigel Kersten
11:28 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #3535: Display the status of reports from "noop"/audit runs for compliance purposes.
I'd like to see people look at #3435 which has been re-accepted, and clearly explain what they want in *this* bug rep... Nigel Kersten
11:27 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #3435 (Accepted): reports only focus on success/failure, should show applied
Nigel Kersten
11:06 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #4636: Puppet 0.25 reports should be fully supported
I need to know whether we supported this same info for 0.24.x reports, and whether it will be provided by our 2.6 rep... Nigel Kersten
10:44 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #3438: Node show page should display "inherited classes" correctly on Safari
Leaving open and targeted to 1.0.5, Nick, please check this was indeed fixed by #3531 Nigel Kersten
10:24 pm Feature #1014: Services should support 'reload' in addition to 'restart'
I think notify doing reload-or-restart oversimplifies things. There are other possibly-confusing issues like when you... Jordan Sissel
09:44 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #2933 (Merged - Pending Release): Nodes should display facts if they are available
Merged to next in commit:62409a3d23e3f22b67a2b8a6ba8f6931a5879143 Nick Lewis
08:50 pm Feature #5166 (Merged - Pending Release): Inventory service should be searchable by timestamp
It is now possible to specify queries in the form “meta.timestamp.xx” where xx is eq,ne,gt,lt,ge,le when searching th... Paul Berry
08:46 pm Feature #5166 (Closed): Inventory service should be searchable by timestamp
It should be possible to specify queries in the form "meta.timestamp.xx" where xx is eq,ne,gt,lt,ge,le when searching... Paul Berry
08:25 pm Feature #4258: Add pkgutil provider
An other issue that should be handled is when doing `pkgutil -c --single somepackage` pkgutil exits with exit code 1 ... Rudy Gevaert
06:49 pm Feature #4258: Add pkgutil provider
Maciej, I don't understand on what you based your regular expression.
I ran every released version of 'pkgutil -c'...
Rudy Gevaert
06:45 pm Bug #5164 (Closed): Facts are timestamped on agent, not on master
The timestamp that is stored in the facts object comes from the agent. This is unreliable because the agent hasn't n... Paul Berry
06:15 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #4604 (Merged - Pending Release): Application should have a place for the site-specific s...
Added a config/settings-sample.yml file which contains defaults. Settings are read in during initialization by 00_se... Paul Berry
06:00 pm Naginator Feature #4240: nagios_hostgroups should be removed
>> The current requirement for explicit hostgroup creation means that certain natural
>> methods of group creatio...
Brian Gallew
05:55 pm Bug #4867: Puppet raises error when trying to set owner to non-existant user
puppetd runs as root when it's applying changes. That user exists. However, many puppet config files should be long... Brian Gallew
05:41 pm Bug #4867: Puppet raises error when trying to set owner to non-existant user
I'm a little confused here, but perhaps I'm missing something.
From my understanding, puppet has always refused to...
Nigel Kersten
05:15 pm Feature #4258: Add pkgutil provider
Hi James,
I gave the testing a try. Luckily I could just download the provider pkgutil.rb file.
The patch on http:...
Rudy Gevaert

11/01/2010

03:46 pm Bug #5139 (Accepted): puppetdlock file can be empty
Accepting for the moment though it may turn out to be a dup.
This also may be related to #4681, at least if ptrace...
Markus Roberts
03:20 pm Bug #5152 (Accepted): Module autoloader behaviour needs better documentation
I'm accepting this as a documentation since that much is clearly needed, sorting out if there actually is a problem b... Markus Roberts
11:53 am Bug #4867: Puppet raises error when trying to set owner to non-existant user
More debugging. I get a failure if the server is classed as a "puppet_server" which includes the "puppet_user" class ... John Warburton
11:36 am Bug #4867: Puppet raises error when trying to set owner to non-existant user
Oh dear. I am getting this too on 2.6.3rc2. Never had the problem on 0.25.5
I did an install on a clean jumpstarte...
John Warburton

10/31/2010

04:02 pm Bug #1684: puppetmasterd fails assertion when log directory doesn't already exist and client send...
Thanks for the update Mark, much appreciated. Nigel Kersten
12:08 pm Bug #1684: puppetmasterd fails assertion when log directory doesn't already exist and client send...
Just in case anyone else ends up seeing this, it's actually an oddity in nss_ldap. Under certain conditions if the L... Mark Chappell
05:34 pm Feature #5127 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Array entries should be addressable by index in t...
James Turnbull

10/30/2010

03:48 pm Bug #5156 (Accepted): Exported resources give confusing error when duplicate resources are present
Nigel Kersten
03:33 pm Feature #4920 (Rejected): Treat file sources as templates
Martin, I'm rejecting this specific feature request, and have opened up #5158 to bring consistency to the language in... Nigel Kersten
03:32 pm Feature #5158 (Needs Decision): File resources: Make source/content parameters and the file/templ...
We have four main ways we can specify file content in a file resource.
1. The source parameter
2. The content par...
Nigel Kersten
01:49 pm Refactor #5090: Puppet::Application is too hard to use
I don't think it's that difficult too use (the minimum you need is the main method :)), but there is still a lot of c... Brice Figureau
01:45 pm Feature #5092: ensure that files written to disk persist over machine crashes
Daniel Pittman wrote:
> * this only fixed the file type/provider, other places in puppet still get
> this wrong...
Brice Figureau
01:28 pm Feature #5127 (Accepted): Array entries should be addressable by index in the DSL
Brice Figureau
12:06 pm Feature #5127: Array entries should be addressable by index in the DSL
Brice Figureau wrote:
> It once worked when I submitted the patch (if you look at the ast for this operation it is c...
Brice Figureau
11:54 am Feature #5127: Array entries should be addressable by index in the DSL
It once worked when I submitted the patch (if you look at the ast for this operation it is call HashOrArrayAccess), s... Brice Figureau
09:10 am Bug #5153: Ability to run --onetime in the background while a daemon is idle
yes, it should just log and skip it but keep running ready for the next interval.
The one thats been started wit...
R.I. Pienaar
02:39 am Bug #5157: filebucket restore uninitialized constant error
I've ran a quick test on 0.25.4 in RHEL 5.4 and it seems to work fine. Also I've tested it in our training VM and it'... Nan Liu
02:29 am Bug #5157 (Needs More Information): filebucket restore uninitialized constant error
Do you know if this is new in 2.6.x Nan? Nigel Kersten
02:28 am Feature #4990 (Rejected): Update RPM SPEC file to use new UID if current User ID is in use
Nigel Kersten
12:36 am Feature #4990: Update RPM SPEC file to use new UID if current User ID is in use
Well if that is the case then closing this is ok by me.
Thanks for the information.
Chuck Schweizer
12:00 am Bug #5157 (Needs More Information): filebucket restore uninitialized constant error
Similar to #4787, but only affects filebucket restore, not tidy resource. For puppet 2.6.2 only impacts RHEL 5.4, did... Nan Liu
11:42 pm Bug #5156 (Accepted): Exported resources give confusing error when duplicate resources are present
If I export the same resource from two hosts, then collect both on another, I get something like this:... Jordan Sissel
11:36 pm Feature #4990: Update RPM SPEC file to use new UID if current User ID is in use
Sorry for losing track of this bug. For Fedora/EPEL, it would not be acceptable to create users/groups using anythin... Todd Zullinger
11:13 pm Bug #5155 (Closed): Exported custom defines aren't working.
Maybe I'm going crazy, things are working now -
Here's what I think the timeline was:...
Jordan Sissel
11:06 pm Bug #5155: Exported custom defines aren't working.
BTW, the 'suggested fix' I mentioned comes from many sources (mailing list, google, etc). Specifically: This bug http... Jordan Sissel
10:49 pm Feature #1645 (Needs More Information): Classes vs. Definitions - how to get closer to common des...
Florian, I'm not sure if you're still watching Puppet at all, but have you investigated our parameterized classes wor... Nigel Kersten
10:46 pm Bug #5155 (Closed): Exported custom defines aren't working.
The suggested fix for nagios_host and friends writing files owned by root and permission 600 is to use an additional ... Jordan Sissel
10:44 pm Feature #3997 (Rejected): Make local name available in types
I agree. Do this in a defined type, and bug report mounts not requiring their mountpoint file resource automatically. Nigel Kersten
10:39 pm Bug #5153 (Needs More Information): Ability to run --onetime in the background while a daemon is ...
I assume you're going to want the daemonized puppetd instance to also *not* start a run while the --onetime run is st... Nigel Kersten
10:38 pm Feature #4865 (Accepted): Puppet debug mode should print resource type/title before resource eval...
To clarify, because the debug mode in puppet only prints the resource name *after* it has been evaluated, it's diffic... Nigel Kersten
09:35 pm Bug #2095 (Closed): Changing the permissions of /etc/puppet/puppet.conf via puppet crashes puppet...
If you reopen this, we'd like to see info on the user you're running puppet as.
As per the below thread, we're m...
Nigel Kersten
09:33 pm Bug #2089 (Closed): puppet client on nodes hangs after various networking glitches
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
09:33 pm Bug #2074: Lots of Defunct Processes left behind by puppetd's Execs
Any chance we can see some full debug logs of clients issuing these execs or does this occur too infrequently for that? Nigel Kersten
09:30 pm Bug #2019: puppet managed nfs mount point filebuckets all of its files when nfs servers goes away...
This is a serious enough bug to leave open, but I have a nagging feeling that this was resolved by some problem where... Nigel Kersten
09:28 pm Bug #1957 (Closed): Problem with nscd
nscd sucks horribly. Have you looked at http://code.google.com/p/nsscache ?
As per the below thread, we're mor...
Nigel Kersten
09:27 pm Facter Feature #1919: Please have facter provide something other than arch to distinguish /usr/lib vs /u...
So I'd really like to just close this off with the other tickets, but I agree this would be really useful info to hav... Nigel Kersten
09:23 pm Bug #1865 (Closed): Puppet cannot manage the puppet process
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
09:23 pm Bug #1821 (Closed): Puppetd seems to check SELinux context of all files even though --tags is spe...
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
09:22 pm Bug #1796 (Closed): Unable to confine providers on macosx_* facts
Nigel Kersten
09:21 pm Bug #1709 (Closed): Using ldap provider on user and group types hangs puppetd on next run when ld...
I understand you've been busy building us debs Stig :) but any more info? I'm going to preemptively close as we're er... Nigel Kersten
09:20 pm Bug #1684 (Closed): puppetmasterd fails assertion when log directory doesn't already exist and cl...
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
09:19 pm Bug #1618 (Closed): Module to module automagic import buggy
I've been following this model for years across many puppet versions. There must be user error of some kind involved ... Nigel Kersten
09:18 pm Feature #1606 (Closed): Versioning, history and merging configuration saves on LDAP servers
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
09:17 pm Feature #1604 (Closed): Comparison
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
09:16 pm Bug #1513 (Closed): Puppet sometimes tries to add existing users
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
09:16 pm Bug #1454 (Closed): puppetd restart, sometimes failed.
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
09:14 pm Bug #1347 (Closed): puppet fails to start when 'domainname' binary is missing
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
09:12 pm Bug #1269 (Closed): newly created puppet.conf not picked up
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
09:11 pm Bug #1254 (Closed): puppetd client randomly hangs
If anyone still sees this behavior, feel free to reopen.
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing ...
Nigel Kersten
09:09 pm Bug #1213 (Closed): debconf-set-selections cannot be called before the package is installed
If we have more concrete examples that Puppet is doing the wrong thing here, I'm happy for this to get reopened.
A...
Nigel Kersten
09:07 pm Feature #1140 (Closed): Refresh support for package type
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
09:01 pm Refactor #3691: The Catalog should include both dependency and containment edges
Note that this is pretty messy. I have a branch named 'refactor/master/3691-no_relationship_graph' that is about 95%... Luke Kanies
08:54 pm Feature #1612 (Investigating): Parent classes should not need dissimilar names
Markus, I'm passing this one over to you to see if there's some technical reason why we can't make this change. Nigel Kersten
08:48 pm Feature #1612: Parent classes should not need dissimilar names
Markus, I'm passing this one over to you to see if there's some technical reason why we can't make this change.
(app...
Nigel Kersten
07:13 pm Bug #5153 (Accepted): Ability to run --onetime in the background while a daemon is idle
Nigel Kersten
07:09 pm Bug #5154 (Rejected): Resources contained inside virtual definitions cause resource conflicts whe...
Joe McDonagh
07:06 pm Bug #5154: Resources contained inside virtual definitions cause resource conflicts when they shou...
Facepalm, I tracked down a duplicate realization of the two diff resources. Sorry about that! Joe McDonagh
06:41 pm Bug #5154 (Rejected): Resources contained inside virtual definitions cause resource conflicts whe...
Consider the following class with a couple defines:... Joe McDonagh
06:11 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #5133 (Merged - Pending Release): Dashboard should connect to an inventory service
Added a facts method to the node model.
Pushed to next as commit:501872193dca19455b61b1ce87dbbedd5cb237c1
Paul Berry

10/29/2010

03:03 pm Bug #5153 (Accepted): Ability to run --onetime in the background while a daemon is idle
When the puppetd daemon is running it has the pid file preventing other background daemons.
When running --onetime...
R.I. Pienaar
02:32 pm Bug #3118: Default node definition should not be required when ENC returns a node definition.
I may be completely wrong here, but my first foray into using an ENC was initially prevented by not having ANY static... Oliver Hookins
02:07 pm Feature #3757: --enable and --disable should be improved
If we're going to fix this with two lockfiles, I'd really like to see us address at least the part of #4836 that asks... Nigel Kersten
08:20 am Bug #5152: Module autoloader behaviour needs better documentation
In your error... R.I. Pienaar
08:17 am Bug #4534: Class inheritance with parameterized classes is ignored
Thanks for resolving the issue. I can confirm that it works for the case mentioned.
I will keep testing with further...
Thorsten Biel
08:13 am Bug #5152 (Duplicate): Module autoloader behaviour needs better documentation
A few times recently we've run into problems that seem to be in the module autoloader (this is the DSL-level loader, ... eric sorenson
07:46 am Feature #4258: Add pkgutil provider
I want to test this. However I don't know anything about git. How can I easily add this to my running puppet client... Rudy Gevaert
07:30 am Bug #5139: puppetdlock file can be empty
And related to #3757 for why it shouldnt be in the lock file R.I. Pienaar
12:10 am Puppet Dashboard Feature #5149 (Merged - Pending Release): Dashboard needs a rake task to generate a certificate r...
Added three rake tasks:
* create_key_pair: make public/private key pair to represent Dashboard
* cert_request: up...
Paul Berry
11:32 pm Feature #5150 (Accepted): Puppet masters should be able to function as inventory service provider
Nick Lewis
11:30 pm Feature #5150 (Closed): Puppet masters should be able to function as inventory service provider
Other Puppet masters should be able to submit facts for nodes to the Puppet master functioning as the inventory servi... Nick Lewis
10:05 pm Feature #5132: Define REST API for facts
The attached branch should allow you to start a puppet master and use curl command to query for nodes that match fact... Matt Robinson
09:36 pm Bug #5112 (Closed): Launchd Service broke in 2.6.2 with OS X 10.4 Clients.
Pushed in commit:034ec4e5fc321d5293a5ab9617e5b45014efc709 in branch 2.6.x James Turnbull
09:29 pm Bug #5137 (Closed): Remove redundant TOC code from Puppet Doc
Pushed in commit:776ea2a17de7834ecdaded9fcaabc48446d2f29d in branch 2.6.x James Turnbull
09:25 pm Bug #4963 (Closed): "Could not find a default provider for user" breaks puppetmasterd on solaris
Pushed in commit:a090e868d55ea9b10f8193dcb2d1f23838a6def1 in branch 2.6.x James Turnbull
09:25 pm Bug #4975 (Closed): Password age issue in 2.6.2
Pushed in commit:e232770baefc35abb71de6e2f28d053158e6dd45 in branch 2.6.x James Turnbull
09:24 pm Feature #4832 (Closed): Character encodings support for PSON
Pushed in commit:3c56705a95c945778674f9792a07b66b879cb48e in branch 2.6.x James Turnbull
09:17 pm Bug #5022 (Closed): Multiline strings would be nice.
Pushed in commit:3b53bfcd0dd20a43c751b2b0d5dbb0e3463ef47b in branch 2.6.x James Turnbull
09:17 pm Bug #4778 (Closed): Evaluation of classes instantiated using parameterized style shouldn't be def...
Pushed in commit:65ef24e5c1c33b7d42012891d368917fd6aaf68c in branch 2.6.x James Turnbull
09:17 pm Bug #4534 (Closed): Class inheritance with parameterized classes is ignored
Pushed in commit:65ef24e5c1c33b7d42012891d368917fd6aaf68c in branch 2.6.x James Turnbull
09:16 pm Bug #5048 (Closed): "No title provided and "" is not a valid resource reference" after 2.6.2 upgrade
Pushed in commit:31118fe85aca4ee46903b17a3eb7aee07b8c0d69 in branch 2.6.x James Turnbull
09:07 pm Bug #4744 (Duplicate): 'ralsh file' fails in master branch
Thanks for the ticket gardening help Owen. Nigel Kersten
09:03 pm Bug #5139: puppetdlock file can be empty
also related to #4836, a RFE to add a message to --disable (which could just as well be stored in the lock file) donavan m
08:53 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #5149 (Closed): Dashboard needs a rake task to generate a certificate request
Since we are going to be adding the ability for Dashboard to contact the master directly to read facts from the inven... Paul Berry
08:28 pm Feature #5148 (Merged - Pending Release): Puppet should support PSON for facts
Pushed to next in commit:0eb64776351bdf56910a0ef7802b5917ce29cabf Nick Lewis
07:44 pm Feature #5148 (Closed): Puppet should support PSON for facts
Currently, facts can be retrieved via the REST API in PSON, but the output isn't correct. It simply returns a string ... Nick Lewis
05:59 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #5143 (Needs More Information): Dashboard should allow CSV downloading of nodes not reporting...
Currently the list of non-reporting nodes is view only.
A client would like to be able to download a CSV file with...
Hunter Haugen
05:55 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #5142 (Closed): nodes/no_longer_reporting should be able to show all nodes
Currently a client has enough hosts not reporting to give 11 pages of nodes.
They should be able to show them all ...
Hunter Haugen

10/28/2010

03:56 pm Bug #593 (Accepted): Puppet's cron type struggles with vixie-cron
We have a bunch of cron issues. I'm going to tag all the open cron issues with 'cronfixit' and we'll try to address t... Nigel Kersten
03:52 pm Bug #3845 (Accepted): Resource defaults and automatic tags are applied after collectors are evalu...
Nigel Kersten
03:46 pm Bug #3845: Resource defaults and automatic tags are applied after collectors are evaluated
Hi Nigel,
It looks like the fix from #4631 was rolled into 2.6.2; I'm still seeing this problem (with the same code ...
Ryan McKern
03:45 pm Bug #5136 (Rejected): Fix notifications from files whose content isn't managed by puppet
Right, I got it working by adding `audit => content`. Is this documented anywhere? Paul Tötterman
02:58 pm Feature #86: Directory creation fails if parent directory does not exist
You mean the way that works now? I'm perfectly happy with that, but the whole feature request here is because people ... Nigel Kersten
02:50 pm Bug #5112: Launchd Service broke in 2.6.2 with OS X 10.4 Clients.
donavan m wrote:
> <blockquote>
> All I need is confirmation that 10.4 isn’t doing the binary plist conversion that...
Nigel Kersten
02:40 pm Bug #5139: puppetdlock file can be empty
either dup or related to #2888 Peter Meier
02:31 pm Bug #4681: Puppet 2.6.1.r2 randomly hangs on Exec in FreeBSD
From conversation with a site that is experiencing the problem:
When it stops, the process does not respond to -KI...
Markus Roberts
02:30 pm Feature #4918: Should be able to generate srpm and rpm from git checkout using rake
I got some pointers/comments from tmz on the dev list that I'd like to put into this patch anyway, I just haven't had... Michael Stahnke
01:47 pm Bug #5139: puppetdlock file can be empty
<em>puppetd --disable</em> will also make a empty lock. R.I. Pienaar
01:45 pm Bug #5139 (Needs More Information): puppetdlock file can be empty
There seems to be something wrong with the way the $statedir/puppetdlock file is created. Under normal circumstances... Alan Barrett
12:45 pm Bug #5138 (Needs More Information): Template in Module / Class gets dealed with even if not relev...
I got an environment with a puppetmaster and a external node script. There are 3 different nodes (puppetmaster, nodeA... Henning Henkel
11:40 am Bug #5112: Launchd Service broke in 2.6.2 with OS X 10.4 Clients.
10.4 introduced the binary format for Preference plists, but I don't think it converted LAUNCHD plists to binary. I ... Gary Larizza
10:23 am Bug #5136: Fix notifications from files whose content isn't managed by puppet
I think this is already possible and you need just to tell puppet to actually "manage" (or audit) the file to record ... Peter Meier
10:06 am Facter Bug #5135: Facter returns physicalprocessorcount => 0 on a physical computer
donavan m wrote:
> Patrick, The problem looks like /proc/cpuinfo doesnt have a "physical id" for your cpu. I assume...
Patrick Mohr
09:28 am Bug #593: Puppet's cron type struggles with vixie-cron
What's happening here is that both puppet and cron want their special comments to be at the top of the file.
If pu...
Alan Barrett
09:09 am Bug #5137 (Closed): Remove redundant TOC code from Puppet Doc
James Turnbull
08:14 am Facter Bug #5135: Facter returns physicalprocessorcount => 0 on a physical computer
cpuinfo is a poor choice for this as it doesn't work on non x86 architectures in the same way and it's content can ch... Paul Nasrat
08:09 am Facter Bug #5135: Facter returns physicalprocessorcount => 0 on a physical computer
I have a UP machines with the id in proc, however I am certainly not running a UP only kernel R.I. Pienaar
08:05 am Facter Bug #5135: Facter returns physicalprocessorcount => 0 on a physical computer
Patrick, The problem looks like /proc/cpuinfo doesnt have a "physical id" for your cpu. I assume this a uniprocessor... donavan m
07:34 am Bug #5136 (Rejected): Fix notifications from files whose content isn't managed by puppet
Intuitively something like this should work:
file { '/tmp/foobar':
notify => ...
}
so that if...
Paul Tötterman
07:08 am Feature #4918: Should be able to generate srpm and rpm from git checkout using rake
I have not. James Turnbull
07:05 am Bug #1453: removing a cron parameter does not change the object
This behavior is also present in Version 2.6.2.
I have defined hour => "*" as a workaround.
Martin Alfke
06:39 am Feature #4918: Should be able to generate srpm and rpm from git checkout using rake
Hey James, have you had a chance to look at the patch or think about including rake tasks for building packages? Matt Robinson
06:26 am Feature #86: Directory creation fails if parent directory does not exist
What about the original way then?
file { ['/a', '/a/b', '/a/b/c']: owner => "root", mode => 755 }
I'm guessing ...
Mario Verbelen
06:25 am Bug #5112: Launchd Service broke in 2.6.2 with OS X 10.4 Clients.
<blockquote>
All I need is confirmation that 10.4 isn’t doing the binary plist conversion that 10.6 was doing and th...
donavan m
02:03 am Feature #4942: Resources resource should pass metaparameters to underlying resource.
Note that there is a proposed refactor somewhere in the system that recommends passing all params through to created ... Luke Kanies
02:01 am Bug #5112: Launchd Service broke in 2.6.2 with OS X 10.4 Clients.
All I need is confirmation that 10.4 isn't doing the binary plist conversion that 10.6 was doing and that led us to t... Nigel Kersten
01:56 am Bug #5112: Launchd Service broke in 2.6.2 with OS X 10.4 Clients.
I think the intent of the code that converted plists to XML was because certain actions (cannot recall them off the t... Gary Larizza
01:48 am Bug #5112: Launchd Service broke in 2.6.2 with OS X 10.4 Clients.
if this was a more modern version of OS X, I would be marking this urgent, as it's particularly poor form for Puppet ... Nigel Kersten
01:24 am Facter Bug #5135 (Closed): Facter returns physicalprocessorcount => 0 on a physical computer
Facter is returning "0" for the physical processor count on a physical machine that I have. Frankly, I don't care if... Patrick Mohr
01:13 am Bug #943: DirectoryServices provider should auto-assign uid and gid when unspecified.
I did all the foundation work for this in another ticket to make --mkusers work in #4382 and that will be in Statler.... Nigel Kersten
12:54 am Puppet Dashboard Feature #5133: Dashboard should connect to an inventory service
You can't set a ticket in a different project as a parent task, so I set #5134 to a related task instead. Matt Robinson
12:54 am Feature #718 (Closed): rudimentary CPAN support
I would love to see this go in, but until we get improved code and/or expressions of interest, closing.
As per t...
Nigel Kersten
12:51 am Feature #5134 (Closed): Create an Inventory Service
I'm creating this as a parent ticket for others that we've begun working on. I'll let Nigel fill in the details on t... Matt Robinson
12:20 am Bug #593: Puppet's cron type struggles with vixie-cron
I'm particularly interested in hearing whether the problem is with new lines and thus a duplicate of #656. Nigel Kersten
12:16 am Feature #653 (Closed): Add a stdin param to exec, that pipes a string into the command
Closing primarily due to lack of interest from anyone else.
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively clo...
Nigel Kersten
12:12 am Bug #650: puppet replaces configuration directories when they are symlinks
This is a big usability problem in my opinion. We've had regular IRC visitors complaining about this. Targeting to st... Nigel Kersten
12:11 am Feature #639 (Duplicate): Add 'hold' feature to apt and aptitude
I can't find the bug now, but I added "ensure => held" a while ago in another patch.
Nigel Kersten
12:09 am Feature #614 (Rejected): Resource types should never have a default value for 'ensure'
As I expressed earlier I don't agree :) invoking power of ticket gardener.
As per the below thread, we're more...
Nigel Kersten
12:07 am Bug #593 (Needs More Information): Puppet's cron type struggles with vixie-cron
Can we see an example manifest that produces this issue so we can be sure we're fixing it?
It seems surprising tha...
Nigel Kersten
12:05 am Bug #581 (Needs More Information): facter must be installed into rubys libdir or tests fail
Jeff, is this still relevant? Nigel Kersten
12:04 am Feature #576 (Closed): Provide a way to ensure a package version "foo or later" with portage pack...
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
12:04 am Feature #552 (Closed): Users should support purging the home directory
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
12:03 am Bug #511 (Closed): checksum => timestamp hiccups on timezone change
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
12:01 am Bug #488 (Closed): freebsd package provider attempts to install existing packages
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
12:00 am Feature #466 (Closed): Relationships to abstract resources
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
11:58 pm Bug #443 (Closed): 'puppetd' is not backgrounding correctly
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
11:58 pm Feature #410 (Closed): Puppet::Util#execute needs to support a timeout
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure, particularly old tickets with... Nigel Kersten
11:56 pm Bug #5112: Launchd Service broke in 2.6.2 with OS X 10.4 Clients.
As an addendum I have the client side logging the Puppet::Error to stdout and exiting 1. However the report on the se... donavan m
11:56 pm Feature #400 (Closed): yum software provider doesn't handle virtual packages
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure.
You are free to reopen them....
Nigel Kersten
11:56 pm Feature #370 (Closed): mount does not create directory
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure.
You are free to reopen them....
Nigel Kersten
11:50 pm Bug #5112: Launchd Service broke in 2.6.2 with OS X 10.4 Clients.
I ran into the same issue independently today. It looks like it's a documented behavior change between 10.4 and 10.5:... donavan m
11:43 pm Feature #273 (Rejected): defaults.rb should pull parameters from the env
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure.
You are free to reopen them....
Nigel Kersten
11:39 pm Feature #219 (Rejected): user type could be used to lock account
In the absence of any evidence of systems where you can't lock an account by setting the password hash to a special c... Nigel Kersten
11:37 pm Feature #184 (Rejected): Allow file type to use svn as source
As per the below thread, we're more aggressively closing tickets whose state is unsure.
You are free to reopen them....
Nigel Kersten
11:33 pm Feature #110 (Closed): Parameters should support arrays as values
Nigel Kersten
11:25 pm Feature #86: Directory creation fails if parent directory does not exist
I've yet to see a consistent and predictable suggestion for how we accomplish this.
If anyone wants to take a stab...
Nigel Kersten
11:06 pm Facter Bug #5052 (Needs More Information): Facter 1.5.8 not compatible with Puppet 0.25.x
As a data point, I had many thousands of clients on Facter 1.5.8 with Puppet 0.25.x
can you confirm Paul's suggest...
Nigel Kersten
10:35 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #5133 (Closed): Dashboard should connect to an inventory service
Dashboard should be able to query the facts for a particular node from a configurable inventory service. This is requ... Nick Lewis
10:24 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #4880 (Closed): dashboard is not validating reports it stores
Pushed to next in commit:1ac805505d86aa83c1e6d61b2a55f2fef2742bca Nick Lewis
10:24 pm Feature #5132 (Closed): Define REST API for facts
Need to be able to retrieve facts per node (already available), by query of facts and to upload fact information. Matt Robinson
10:12 pm Facter Bug #5130 (Duplicate): Unable to reliably use Facter as a lib in ruby programs
When using facter as a ruby library, it behaves in somewhat unpredictable ways. We were trying to load some facts i... Michael Stahnke
09:46 pm Bug #5129 (Accepted): functions are able to change puppet variables
While playing around with functions I found out the following:... Peter Meier
09:07 pm Bug #5048 (Ready For Checkin): "No title provided and "" is not a valid resource reference" after...
I +1'd on the list, but there were multiple requests for review, and I +1'd one of those not the original patch, so I... Matt Robinson
08:14 pm Feature #5127 (Closed): Array entries should be addressable by index in the DSL
This is something people shouldn't have to use functions or string munging for.
Hashes work by key:...
Nigel Kersten
08:03 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #5126 (Closed): Support Basic Auth in external_node registration script
bin/external_node doesn't work with basic auth in 1.0.3 or 1.0.4 - patch below.
Perhaps also consider that url par...
Stephen Sadowski
07:46 pm Feature #5062: envpuppet helper script in ext directory
This patch has been +1'd on the puppet-dev list. It's available in branch ticket/2.6.x/5062 at git://github.com/jeff... Jeff McCune
07:35 pm Bug #5112: Launchd Service broke in 2.6.2 with OS X 10.4 Clients.
I think the problem is that in 10.4, the "-o" option in /usr/bin/plutil doesn't output to stdout like it does in 10.5... Gary Larizza
07:32 pm Facter Bug #5125 (Duplicate): Difficult to tell the actual operating system
$lsbdistid on these operating systems:<br>
centos - CentOS<br>
xenserver - XenServer<br>
darwin - nothing at all l...
Nathan Rich
06:08 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #5121 (Duplicate): Sidebar boxes should be hidable
The sidebar boxes listing classes and groups are always shown.
A client does not enter their classes and groups in...
Hunter Haugen
06:05 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #5120 (Closed): Add/edit nodes and classes should be disableable
Currently the "Add node," "Add class," and "Add group" buttons on the sidebar and the edit buttons are sprinkled arou... Hunter Haugen
06:00 pm Bug #5112 (Accepted): Launchd Service broke in 2.6.2 with OS X 10.4 Clients.
To summarize, it sounds like the fix we introduced in #4025 on 2.6.2 had an unintended consequence for OS X 10.4 clie... Nigel Kersten
05:50 pm Bug #5112: Launchd Service broke in 2.6.2 with OS X 10.4 Clients.
Looks like launchd worked in 2.6.1. 2.6.0 wouldn't run on the eMac (ran the installer, running puppet --version shot... Gary Larizza
05:24 pm Bug #5075 (Investigating): audit => content has odd behaviour in agent/master mode
Cody Herriges

10/27/2010

04:40 pm Feature #5061: should be able to access ($name, $module_name, $title) from within defined resourc...
James,
my send mail patch failed last night. I am going to sort that out now.
Nevermind my comment about overri...
Dan Bode
04:20 pm Bug #5118 (Closed): Package audit => ensure reverts to previous state
When auditing ensure in package resources the value initially saved it state.yaml after the first audit run is used t... Cody Herriges
04:18 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #5117 (Closed): Logo should be able to be changed
For enterprise rebranding, clients would like to be able to replace the logo in the upper left corner.
Just for re...
Hunter Haugen
04:11 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #5116 (Closed): Should be able to hide or disable no longer reporting nodes
Currently nodes not reporting for the last NO_LONGER_REPORTING_CUTOFF time (1 hour by default) are reported as such i... Hunter Haugen
04:05 pm Feature #5061: should be able to access ($name, $module_name, $title) from within defined resourc...
Yep, I'm not disagreeing that the workaround is hideous, just wanted to make it clear that we do have a workaround fo... Nigel Kersten
03:57 pm Bug #5114 (Accepted): puppetd should not try to remove lock file in test mode
Just wanted to point out a small logic issue with running "puppetd --test" while another puppetd daemon is running on... Luke Bigum
03:55 pm Feature #5061: should be able to access ($name, $module_name, $title) from within defined resourc...
Dan - did you mail code to the -dev list? James Turnbull
03:54 pm Feature #5113 (Closed): Package provider yum should imply 'require' for yumrepo
If I define a yumrepo resource named 'myrepo' then have a package that has source => Yumrepo['myrepo'], I still have ... Hunter Haugen
03:51 pm Bug #5075: audit => content has odd behaviour in agent/master mode
Yes sorry this actually goes back all the way to 2.6.0 when I first discovered audit and happens on everything includ... Cody Herriges
03:51 pm Feature #5061 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): should be able to access ($name, $module_name, $t...
James Turnbull
03:44 pm Feature #5061: should be able to access ($name, $module_name, $title) from within defined resourc...
I too find the work around fairly hideous.
This question comes up often on the IRC channel, it seems to break the ...
R.I. Pienaar
03:42 pm Feature #5061: should be able to access ($name, $module_name, $title) from within defined resourc...
yes, I find that code hideous. My code example is clearly superior: more concise, more descriptive.
I always thoug...
Dan Bode
02:56 pm Bug #5112: Launchd Service broke in 2.6.2 with OS X 10.4 Clients.
I'll certainly test that out today. To be honest, we went from .25.5 to 2.6.2 so I've not tested it. I'll let you k... Gary Larizza
02:55 pm Feature #4944: Puppet agent --report should be able to submit additional data to puppet master
Does Facter itself have size constraints? It's really a limitation of our REST methods isnt' it?
I think it's reas...
Nigel Kersten
02:52 pm Bug #5112 (Needs More Information): Launchd Service broke in 2.6.2 with OS X 10.4 Clients.
Can you clarify that 2.6.{0,1} did work happily with Mac OS X 10.4 clients Gary? Nigel Kersten
02:50 pm Feature #5061: should be able to access ($name, $module_name, $title) from within defined resourc...
Isn't there a workaround something like:... Nigel Kersten
12:27 pm Bug #4867: Puppet raises error when trying to set owner to non-existant user
Could it be the puppet gem? I am running 0.25.5 from source on Solaris 10 (packaged locally as a SVR4 pkg) and have n... John Warburton
11:56 am Bug #5112 (Closed): Launchd Service broke in 2.6.2 with OS X 10.4 Clients.
I recently upgraded my Servers and Clients to 2.6.2, and everything in my manifest is working great except for the la... Gary Larizza
07:19 am Bug #5109 (Duplicate): puppet-module-tool failes with .json file in directory
imho a duplicate of #4142
Peter Meier
05:05 am Bug #5075: audit => content has odd behaviour in agent/master mode
I was able to get similar error executing puppet apply for packages:
package { "openssh"
audit => ens...
Nan Liu
02:12 am Feature #4884: An exec provider that executes unfiltered bash code.
Alan Barrett wrote:
> If we get the ability to pass arrays to exec, as in command => ["/bin/sh", "-c", "complex comm...
Nigel Kersten
01:52 am Puppet Dashboard Bug #4970 (Closed): RPM packaging task should help user with signing
Closing this issue because we completed this task as part of the v1.0.4 packaging. Igal Koshevoy
01:04 am Feature #4944: Puppet agent --report should be able to submit additional data to puppet master
Nigel Kersten wrote:
> If we take the position that state.yaml should be submitted to the server, what other use cas...
Nan Liu
12:55 am Puppet Dashboard Bug #5107: Runtime seconds disappear from Dashboard 1.0.4 with Puppet 2.6.2 clients
Thanks for the update, I'll be watching the other thread. Gary Larizza
12:49 am Puppet Dashboard Bug #5107 (Duplicate): Runtime seconds disappear from Dashboard 1.0.4 with Puppet 2.6.2 clients
Gary: Thanks for the bug report and screenshot. Puppet Dashboard 1.0.3 and above can accept Puppet 2.6 reports, but d... Igal Koshevoy
12:41 am Bug #5109 (Closed): puppet-module-tool failes with .json file in directory
When creating a new module with puppet-module-tool I get an error unless I remove the metadata.json file. Here are t... Christopher Lee
10:43 pm Bug #5020 (Ready For Checkin): Prefer URI over certname when compiling node catalog
Looks like I messed up testing the #5020 patch because the helper
script I was using to start the puppetmaster was c...
Matt Robinson
10:24 pm Bug #5108 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Change the default of hasstatus to true
James Turnbull
10:11 pm Facter Bug #4980 (Accepted): Darwin doesn't show architecture fact
That sounds entirely reasonable. Nigel Kersten
10:02 pm Feature #4942 (Accepted): Resources resource should pass metaparameters to underlying resource.
This absolutely makes sense for audit. Nigel Kersten
10:00 pm Feature #4820 (Accepted): cron type should not allow specification of special parameter and norma...
I agree with James, we should support explicit and disallow specification of both types. Nigel Kersten
09:45 pm Bug #4482 (Duplicate): puppet uses wrong options to apt-get - install of previous version doesn't...
I know your bug was in first, but I'm duping this to #4976, as it's a more general solution.
I don't believe "forc...
Nigel Kersten
08:49 pm Feature #4944 (Needs More Information): Puppet agent --report should be able to submit additional...
If we take the position that state.yaml should be submitted to the server, what other use cases would justify adding ... Nigel Kersten
08:40 pm Bug #5108 (Closed): Change the default of hasstatus to true
When the service type was written some init scripts did not have status options. This is largely no longer true. To... James Turnbull
08:36 pm Bug #4778 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Evaluation of classes instantiated using parameterize...
As often happens, it appears that Luke was right, although "removing lazy evaluation" really meant adding strict eval... Markus Roberts
08:27 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #5107 (Duplicate): Runtime seconds disappear from Dashboard 1.0.4 with Puppet 2.6.2 clients
See this picture --> http://d.pr/Ca4j
The Dashboard is version 1.0.4 running on OS X Server 10.5.8 with Passenger ...
Gary Larizza
06:56 pm Facter Bug #4980: Darwin doesn't show architecture fact
Would it be alright to default to `Facter.value(:hardwaremodel)` on all OSes that don't have a special case? We could... Jesse Wolfe
05:41 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #5104 (Accepted): Failed catalog compile should result in a failed report status
Nan: Thanks for the bug report.
Catalog compile failures happen and the Dashboard should be able to recognize them...
Igal Koshevoy
05:09 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #5104 (Closed): Failed catalog compile should result in a failed report status
A catalog compilation failure should be treated as a failed node:
node default{
fail ("Can not compi...
Nan Liu
05:06 pm Bug #4808: Intermittent "Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: end of file reached"
I added #4952 in linked issues.. not sure if there is a connection, but I did notice today that a handful of "end of ... Alan Harder
05:04 pm Bug #5103: both self.prefetch and self.instances in parsedfile.rb do the same thing
note: they are both called when purging is enabled for my type. Dan Bode

10/26/2010

04:59 pm Bug #5103 (Accepted): both self.prefetch and self.instances in parsedfile.rb do the same thing
I noticed that my parsedfile prefetch_hook was being called twice for a provider that I am working on. This is becaus... Dan Bode
04:49 pm Feature #4709: exported resource collection should support regex.
The problem with that is that it assumes an sql back-end, and we don't yet know what the back-ends will be, and we do... Luke Kanies
04:30 pm Bug #5075 (Needs More Information): audit => content has odd behaviour in agent/master mode
I am not able to reproduce this with 2.6.3rc1; this probably means:
1. You are using an earlier version and it's b...
Markus Roberts
03:10 pm Bug #5075 (Investigating): audit => content has odd behaviour in agent/master mode
Markus Roberts
02:51 pm Bug #5075: audit => content has odd behaviour in agent/master mode
Guessing the affected version from the problem description and the line numbers given. Cody of course knows, but dec... Markus Roberts
02:33 pm Bug #5089 (Duplicate): when combining include with declaration of parameterized classes, order ma...
Yes. And they may both duplicate several others as we discussed yesterday.
Markus Roberts
01:19 am Feature #3756: Create automatic cycle .dot graph
Not sure why this is assigned to me.
This would be a great feature in a separate 'puppet catalog' application.
Luke Kanies
12:03 am Bug #3808 (Ready For Checkin): puppetdoc fails on older distributions
Reviewed and +1 on list Matt Robinson
 

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