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From 08/10/2011 to 08/16/2011

08/17/2011

11:18 pm Bug #9039 (Closed): Augeas commands documentation out of date
The list of supported commands in the Augeas type documentation is out of date. Dominic Cleal
06:45 pm Bug #7270: unify global options with face and action options...
I am submitting a patch that takes a "small" step forward by exposing non-standard configuration parameters set in `p... K Hightower
06:05 pm Bug #8174: External Node Classifer makes puppet think Facter variables are dynamic lookup issues
Verified I still see this issue on puppet 2.7.3 and RHEL 6. Chuck Schweizer
05:52 pm Facter Bug #9038 (Closed): `spec/unit/virtual_spec.rb` test failures in master
It appears that commit:bfc16f6bb9ffbd0064300e647481aab83b7f6212 introduced some test failures in `spec/unit/virtual_s... Jacob Helwig
05:48 pm Facter Bug #6616 (Closed): Facter virtual tests failing when `/usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmware-vmx` exists on ...
Re-closing. Upon further investigation, this isn't a strict regression on this ticket. It appears that commit:bfc16... Jacob Helwig

08/16/2011

03:54 pm Facter Bug #6616 (Re-opened): Facter virtual tests failing when `/usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmware-vmx` exists ...
Looks like we've regressed on this, and it's again an issue in (at least) the `master` branch. I'll see if I can tra... Jacob Helwig
03:43 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #9030 (Duplicate): Unable to reduce logging level in Dashboard
This had already been fixed once in #8042, but that's a commercial project ticket (should have been dashboard), so mo... Matt Robinson
03:06 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #9032 (Closed): Dashboard Package for 1.2rc6-1 does not contain version
I have just installed dashboard from the following package:... Zach Leslie
01:21 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #9030: Unable to reduce logging level in Dashboard
This is because a non-standard Logger is being created in `environment.rb`, and not respecting Rails' logging level. ... Pieter van de Bruggen
01:18 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #9030 (Duplicate): Unable to reduce logging level in Dashboard
I am unable to reduce the logging verbosity of puppet dashboard. The production.log file contains all the SQL querie... Michael Stahnke
12:44 pm Feature #8105 (Duplicate): Augeas file changes should use a filebucket
Duplicate of #2695. Dominic Cleal
11:41 am Bug #5495 (Merged - Pending Release): Exec resource searches CWD when testing file attributes of ...
A fix for this has been merged to 2.7.x in commit:1049458461b5ec5e1e48ad0244d63eb24626b09d, along with some refactori... Nick Lewis
11:04 am Bug #7316: puppet face applications (subcommands) delivered via modules should work
# Modules #
Since #9018 was closed as a duplicate of this, I just want to make sure it's clear that a solution to ...
Jeff McCune
10:43 am Bug #9027: groupadd provider throws spurious warnings about AIX feature on non-AIX platforms.
I'm on CentOS 5.6, same deal:
info: /Group[ganglia]: Provider groupadd does not support features manages_aix_l...
Andrew Rankin
10:40 am Bug #9027: groupadd provider throws spurious warnings about AIX feature on non-AIX platforms.
I am using puppet 2.7.3 formal release (for both client and server), and I am still hitting this exact same bug .. hai wu
10:37 am Bug #7137: useradd provider throws spurious warnings about AIX feature on non-AIX platforms.
I have created a separate bug for the Group issue #9027 Jeremy Bowers
10:35 am Bug #9027 (Closed): groupadd provider throws spurious warnings about AIX feature on non-AIX platf...
`info: /Group[developer]: Provider groupadd does not support features manages_aix_lam; not managing attribute ia_load... Jeremy Bowers
10:32 am Puppet Dashboard Bug #7934: Dashboard shouldn't link to the current file in the filebucket, as it won't be available.
Part of the problem here is that we're using terms like "most" and "some".
Luke, how often do you change file cont...
Nigel Kersten
10:25 am Refactor #9026 (Accepted): Add "slow but thorough" mode for CI / Automated testing to the Puppet ...
There are a handful of costly things we could, but don't, do in our test suite because they slow the whole thing down... Daniel Pittman
09:54 am Bug #8612 (Merged - Pending Release): exec "creates" param in doc example wrong
Daniel Pittman
09:30 am Puppet Dashboard Bug #7934: Dashboard shouldn't link to the current file in the filebucket, as it won't be available.
The first option seems the best to me because the second option sounds like "it works most of the time but in some se... Luke Bigum
09:02 am Feature #3323: Create hasreload similar to hasrestart
Tested on CentOS 5.5, seems to work fine.
Ian Delahorne
08:52 am Bug #9018 (Duplicate): Faces cannot add subcommands when distributed as a module
Thanks for the ticket hunt. Nigel Kersten
08:16 am Bug #9018: Faces cannot add subcommands when distributed as a module
Seems like a duplicate of #7316, to me. Jacob Helwig
03:46 am Feature #8940: host type should have an optional canonical_hostname parameter
Thanks Stefan,
I tried overriding the namevar with a parameter, but that fails with a "cannot reassign, name already ...
Rob Terhaar
05:36 pm Bug #9018 (Accepted): Faces cannot add subcommands when distributed as a module
This is one of the biggest goals I have for Telly, and I believe it's compatible with the work Jacob's team were tryi... Nigel Kersten
05:28 pm Bug #3234: err: Could not retrieve catalog: undefined method `fact_merge' for nil:NilClass
I just experienced this problem. Right after enabling storedconfigs all my hosts began to fail with the following me... Trey Dockendorf
05:17 pm Bug #8612 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): exec "creates" param in doc example wrong
I don't think it's misleading enough to worry about; a few seconds' thought is enough to realize that we don't have ... Nick Fagerlund
05:14 pm Bug #7137: useradd provider throws spurious warnings about AIX feature on non-AIX platforms.
There's a disconnect here.
You guys are reporting an issue with the *group* provider in a bug about the *user* pro...
Nigel Kersten
05:13 pm Bug #8783 (Closed): Previously working equality operator case now fails on ':undef:Symbol'.
Agreed. Nigel Kersten

08/15/2011

03:52 pm Bug #9018 (Needs Decision): Faces cannot add subcommands when distributed as a module
# Needs decision #
Nigel, I think we need to decide if this functionality should ship in CK or not. It's not requ...
Jeff McCune
03:40 pm Bug #9018 (Duplicate): Faces cannot add subcommands when distributed as a module
# Overview #
Faces that add a new subcommand to Puppet are not functional when distributed as a module. Faces tha...
Jeff McCune
03:16 pm Bug #8783: Previously working equality operator case now fails on ':undef:Symbol'.
I think the way Nan wrote it is correct. If you're going to have optional variables, you're going to need logic to h... Matt Robinson
02:38 pm Bug #7137: useradd provider throws spurious warnings about AIX feature on non-AIX platforms.
Verified that the group issue exists in 2.7.3 final. Trevor Vaughan
02:33 pm Bug #9016 (Closed): Spec files provided with 2.7.3 are incorrect.
conf/redhat/puppet.spec and conf/suse/puppet.spec have information for 2.7.2-rc1. Trevor Vaughan
02:28 pm Bug #8867: yumrepo type does not support multiple gpgkey entries
Note: indenting (at least one space) is necessary for yum to import all the keys, so indenting is not a suggestion. Jascha Lee
02:08 pm Bug #5495: Exec resource searches CWD when testing file attributes of executables
This is definitely buggy, and I was going to fix it when I found out Nick was working in the same area of code in ord... Matt Robinson
01:59 pm Bug #8608 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Kate syntax highlighting file
Awesome - thanks Nick! James Turnbull
01:57 pm Bug #8608: Kate syntax highlighting file
Signed the CLA and submitted a pull request on github under dingus9 https://github.com/puppetlabs/puppet/pull/38 Nicholas Shobe
01:16 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #7934: Dashboard shouldn't link to the current file in the filebucket, as it won't be available.
As I understand it, we have these two choices:
### Show "Contents" link for every file ###
* BUT some of them (near...
Randall Hansen
12:28 pm Feature #9010 (Needs Decision): Faces should allow pre action rending
I generally agree that this makes sense. We should probably think about it in the bigger context of progress *durin... Daniel Pittman
12:26 pm Feature #9010 (Accepted): Faces should allow pre action rending
Currently rendering in Faces is done with the when_rendering method which only renders after the action is complete. ... Carl Caum
12:03 pm Bug #8867: yumrepo type does not support multiple gpgkey entries
I can confirm that specifying gpgkey as a multi-line value does work, so this may be a doc/usage issue. One caveat: ... Jascha Lee
12:00 pm Feature #9007 (Duplicate): Construct for specifying parameter validity in paramterized classes in...
Currently, I'm doing this inside my parameterized classes:... Joe McDonagh
11:18 am Facter Bug #8240 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Facter domain logic does not permit "domain" or "sear...
Adrien Thebo
10:26 am Facter Bug #8240: Facter domain logic does not permit "domain" or "search" as a substring of your domain...
====resolv.conf====
domain domain
search domain foobar
===================
The above results in a do...
Raymond Page
10:12 am Bug #8801 (Duplicate): All manifests require n passes to successfully run, where n is the number ...
James Turnbull
10:06 am Bug #8801: All manifests require n passes to successfully run, where n is the number of included ...
It is a dupe. I've watched/upvoted that thread, and commented in it. No need for further action here. Thx! Justin Honold
10:05 am Bug #8433: Seemingly random failures after 2.7.1
Read all thread comments in more detail, and it looks like a refactor won't be nearly so bad. Typical layout: import... Justin Honold
09:44 am Bug #8643: Tree of files = day+ to xfer (note in documentation)
In my experience, managing a tree of this size will cause the in-memory puppet catalog to grow so large it overflows ... Jeff McCune
09:28 am Bug #8757: Resources type and metaparameters don't seem to work, specifically notify.
My puppetmaster is an ubuntu 10.04 box running an ubuntu package 2.7.1-1ubuntu1
The client is ubuntu 10.04 running...
Matt Pascoe
09:23 am Feature #9003 (Rejected): Order as written within classes, add non-deterministic option
Many Puppet users expect statements in a class to be evaluated and executed in the order they're written. This isn't... Randall Hansen
09:18 am Bug #8801: All manifests require n passes to successfully run, where n is the number of included ...
Also I suspect this is a duplicate of #8433. Can you please confirm and if so I will close this ticket and move your... James Turnbull
09:06 am Bug #8801 (Needs More Information): All manifests require n passes to successfully run, where n i...
Can you please show me - via pastie or inline - what the foo module looks like and contains? James Turnbull
08:56 am Bug #8973 (Rejected): puppet apply not returning usable exit code.
Can no longer reproduce. Max Lincoln
08:55 am Feature #8776: Previously declared parameter in define are usable only if they come befor in alph...
Well my understanding of the test I provide indicates it is an alphabetical order issue...
When it fails $c has been...
Bruno Leon
08:54 am Bug #8433: Seemingly random failures after 2.7.1
I filed http://projects.puppetlabs.com/issues/8801 before I found this. Our earlier modules (there are dozens) use t... Justin Honold
05:42 am Bug #8174: External Node Classifer makes puppet think Facter variables are dynamic lookup issues
I was able to replicate my issue with the following setup. This setup is just using the built in webrick running pup... Chuck Schweizer
02:34 am Bug #9001 (Needs More Information): FreeBSD ports is patching things, maybe slurp upstream
The puppet freebsd port has two major patches:
* This disables the 'ports' provider: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cv...
Jordan Sissel
09:15 pm Facter Feature #8964 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Location of SELinux filesystem mount changing
James Turnbull
09:14 pm Facter Feature #8964: Location of SELinux filesystem mount changing
Taking a shot at resolving this issue, I have updated the Branch on this ticket to point to my fork. K Hightower
06:39 pm Bug #8986: ssh_authorized_key not setting user permissions in the proper manner.
Trying to narrow down the source of this issue, I modified `/lib/puppet/provider/ssh_authorized_key/parsed.rb`:
...
K Hightower
06:19 pm Bug #8986: ssh_authorized_key not setting user permissions in the proper manner.
After updating my init.pp I can confirm this issue. It was only working for me because the module was creating `/var/... K Hightower
05:15 pm Bug #8867: yumrepo type does not support multiple gpgkey entries
### My Environment ###
Facter: 1.6.0
Puppet: 2.7.3rc1
OS: CentOS Linux release 6.0
### Work aroun...
K Hightower

08/14/2011

04:17 pm Bug #8986: ssh_authorized_key not setting user permissions in the proper manner.
Try this instead:... Trevor Vaughan
03:29 pm Bug #8986: ssh_authorized_key not setting user permissions in the proper manner.
### My Environment ###
Facter: 1.6.0
Puppet: 2.7.3rc1
OS: CentOS Linux release 6.0
### Test Run #...
K Hightower

08/13/2011

01:07 pm Bug #8988 (Needs More Information): automatic tagging does not work as documented
puppet ignores any automatic tagging .
cannot find a single class for which the name is detected as a tag by puppet....
ben ciceron
05:41 am Feature #8940: host type should have an optional canonical_hostname parameter
Maybe I miss something here but try to replace `canonical_hostname` with `name` and you should be ok. Stefan Schulte
11:44 pm Bug #8783: Previously working equality operator case now fails on ':undef:Symbol'.
Should we treat undef comparison similar to ANSI SQL null comparison? (the results are unknown). If that's the case t... Nan Liu
07:28 pm Bug #8986 (Closed): ssh_authorized_key not setting user permissions in the proper manner.
In the olden days, ssh_authorized_key, when provided with the 'user' option, would simply set the ownership of the ke... Trevor Vaughan
06:54 pm Feature #8940: host type should have an optional canonical_hostname parameter
I'd like to be able to manage conditional hosts files based on data center location. e.g., for EC2 servers in us-west... Rob Terhaar
05:26 pm Facter Feature #2157: External fact support
I had a bit of nasty logic in the code I initially submitted, we need a retry count or something here: https://github... R.I. Pienaar
05:10 pm Feature #8984 (Needs More Information): Client should pass timeout value to server so that server...
There's no reason to expend server resources finishing a compile if the client has already timed out for whatever rea... Trevor Vaughan

08/12/2011

04:52 pm Bug #7137: useradd provider throws spurious warnings about AIX feature on non-AIX platforms.
Verified that the group issue still exists in 2.7.3rc1... Trevor Vaughan
04:49 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #7934: Dashboard shouldn't link to the current file in the filebucket, as it won't be available.
I still don't think it's a good idea when the vast majority of the time the content won't be available though.
Thi...
Nigel Kersten
04:26 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #7934: Dashboard shouldn't link to the current file in the filebucket, as it won't be available.
I don't think automatically linking all of the time would be so bad if the controller handled missing content better,... Jacob Helwig
04:21 pm Facter Feature #2157: External fact support
Ok, I've updated my branch to use /etc/facter/facts.d instead of /etc/facts.d.
It still caches files in /tmp/facts...
Luke Kanies
02:45 pm Bug #8783: Previously working equality operator case now fails on ':undef:Symbol'.
I don't understand how ... Nigel Kersten
02:32 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #7934: Dashboard shouldn't link to the current file in the filebucket, as it won't be available.
I think that is the right minimal fix Jacob, but feel free to poke holes in my reasoning in case I'm missing somethin... Nigel Kersten
02:12 pm Bug #8770 (Merged - Pending Release): Puppetmaster does not drop privileges on Mac OSX
Pull 37 has been merged into `2.6.x` in commit:b6895de42276262a58029a7763844eacd9cd0745 Jacob Helwig
02:01 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #7934 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Dashboard shouldn't link to the current file in the f...
I've got a branch that implements what I understand to be the minimal fix, though I'm not really happy with it. The ... Jacob Helwig
01:55 pm Bug #7077 (Accepted): Scoped definitions as well as 'global variables' (defined in site.pp) don't...
James Turnbull
01:54 pm Bug #8770 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Puppetmaster does not drop privileges on Mac OSX
Fixed an issue with this change in https://github.com/puppetlabs/puppet/pull/37.
Puppet::Util::SUIDManager.change_...
Nick Lewis
01:37 pm Feature #3323: Create hasreload similar to hasrestart
Thanks Chuck - Having the CLA signed would still be useful too! James Turnbull
01:30 pm Bug #8783 (Needs Decision): Previously working equality operator case now fails on ':undef:Symbol'.
Here's some other tickets to try and give some context into how undef is treated in Puppet:
Ticket #5820 (Unresolved...
Matt Robinson
01:30 pm Feature #3323: Create hasreload similar to hasrestart
On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 12:55 PM, <tickets@puppetlabs.com> wrote:
> Hi Chuck – hope you don’t mind I updated and ext...
Chuck McIntyre
01:29 pm Feature #8975 (Needs Decision): Create comparator parameter to package provider(s)
Currently the package provide assumes you want an exact version of a package when you pass it to puppet. However in s... Lance Albertson
01:17 pm Feature #1014: Services should support 'reload' in addition to 'restart'
I added some code that doesn't make this simpler in #3323 but provides the capability to reload and graceful where th... James Turnbull
01:16 pm Bug #8974 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): class variable access from toplevel warnings in bsd s...
Running puppet 2.7.1 on:

* Rackspace
* RHEL 5.6
I get these warnings:...
Max Lincoln
01:14 pm Bug #8973 (Rejected): puppet apply not returning usable exit code.
Puppet apply is never returning a usable exit code. This is partly because of warnings which appear to be treated as... Max Lincoln
12:55 pm Feature #3323 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Create hasreload similar to hasrestart
Hi Chuck - hope you don't mind I updated and extended your code and submitted it as a pull request. It now supports ... James Turnbull
12:47 pm Bug #8693 (Closed): Puppet::Face for the catalog should accept use_node option
Matthaus Litteken wrote:
> When running the following code, where node_obj is a Puppet::Node,
>
> Puppet::Fac...
Daniel Pittman
12:41 pm Bug #7077: Scoped definitions as well as 'global variables' (defined in site.pp) don't seem to wo...
I don't really think this ticket needs more information. I've plainly shown that the code works without stages, this ... Joe McDonagh
12:38 pm Bug #8693 (Accepted): Puppet::Face for the catalog should accept use_node option
Zach Leslie
12:00 pm Bug #8643 (Accepted): Tree of files = day+ to xfer (note in documentation)
Zach Leslie
11:55 am Facter Bug #8963 (Accepted): facter-1.6.0 fails to run in some OpenSolaris|Indiana releases if no swap ...
Zach Leslie
11:53 am Facter Feature #8964 (Accepted): Location of SELinux filesystem mount changing
Zach Leslie
11:29 am Bug #7917: Puppet apply runmode should write classes.txt file
Anything that allows us to use mcollective would be great!
Thanks very much for your help with this.
Best,
Ed
Edward Simmonds
11:28 am Bug #8783: Previously working equality operator case now fails on ':undef:Symbol'.
My initial reaction is that the current behavior (undefined method `<' for :undef:Symbol) is correct regardless of wh... Matt Robinson
11:20 am Bug #7917: Puppet apply runmode should write classes.txt file
On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 12:26 PM, Daniel Pittman <daniel@puppetlabs.com> wrote:
> So, I think those are compelling us...
Jeff McCune
11:11 am Bug #8040: Classes should be able to contain other classes to provide a self contained module
Garrett Honeycutt wrote:
> This is a very clever solution to a problem that adds extra complexity to one's manifests...
Jeff McCune
11:06 am Bug #8970 (Accepted): The `file` type should correctly handle "exotic" entities like fifo, device...
Transplanting content from the ticket that discovered this:
Previously the command ‘puppet resource file’ would en...
Daniel Pittman
11:02 am Bug #8969 (Accepted): Puppet hangs trying to replace a FIFO
Puppet does some stupid things trying to replace a FIFO, including opening it and trying to MD5 the content.
This ...
Daniel Pittman
10:58 am Bug #8867: yumrepo type does not support multiple gpgkey entries
I've attached the manifest. It utilizes a custom fact, but this doesn't affect the behavior. I tried formatting gpg... Jascha Lee
10:57 am Facter Bug #6955: Risk of malicious code execution
The root cause of this problem is that ruby 1.8.x - 1.9.1 includes the current working directory in the $LOAD_PATH ($... Josh Cooper
10:44 am Bug #8040: Classes should be able to contain other classes to provide a self contained module
This is a very clever solution to a problem that adds extra complexity to one's manifests. Puppet already has ways to... Garrett Honeycutt
10:40 am Bug #8040: Classes should be able to contain other classes to provide a self contained module
> Following Daniel’s suggestion I’m setting to Needs Decision and assigning to
> Nigel for placement on the road map....
Daniel Pittman
10:30 am Bug #7917 (Accepted): Puppet apply runmode should write classes.txt file
Agreed on all counts.
Added Matt as a watcher, as he's looking at implementing something similar for listing manag...
Nigel Kersten
10:28 am Bug #8040 (Needs Decision): Classes should be able to contain other classes to provide a self con...
# Nigel #
Following Daniel's suggestion I'm setting to Needs Decision and assigning to Nigel for placement on the ...
Jeff McCune
10:19 am Bug #7917: Puppet apply runmode should write classes.txt file
As the guy requesting this, I'll just add one more comment. We do full puppet runs with 'puppet apply', never partia... Edward Simmonds
10:19 am Bug #8740: `puppet resource file` reports "Cannot manage files of type socket"
Previously the command 'puppet resource file' would enumerate all files in the root directory, and generate an except... Josh Cooper
10:18 am Bug #8040 (Accepted): Classes should be able to contain other classes to provide a self contained...
# Accepted #
I think the "Anchor Pattern" has been sufficiently vetted at this point to warrant this ticket being ...
Jeff McCune
10:11 am Bug #8174 (Needs More Information): External Node Classifer makes puppet think Facter variables a...
I can't make this work the way you describe. Here's what I've got:
My ENC:
#!/usr/bin/env perl
use str...
Nick Fagerlund
10:10 am Bug #7917: Puppet apply runmode should write classes.txt file
Jeff McCune wrote:
> (Copied from github comments)
>
> Daniel,
>
> I'm in agreement with Nan.
>
> We do mak...
Jeff McCune
10:03 am Bug #7917: Puppet apply runmode should write classes.txt file
(Copied from github comments)
Daniel,
I'm in agreement with Nan.
We do make claims that puppet apply is a "f...
Jeff McCune
09:50 am Feature #3323: Create hasreload similar to hasrestart
On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 7:06 AM, <tickets@puppetlabs.com> wrote:
> Chuck, any chance of the CLA being signed? I kno...
Chuck McIntyre
08:40 am Facter Feature #8964 (Closed): Location of SELinux filesystem mount changing
The mount point of the SELinux filesystem is changing from /selinux to /sys/fs/selinux, starting in Fedora 16. The e... Frank Sweetser
07:57 am Facter Bug #8963 (Merged - Pending Release): facter-1.6.0 fails to run in some OpenSolaris|Indiana rele...
... Lucas Van Tol
07:06 am Feature #3323 (Requires CLA to be signed): Create hasreload similar to hasrestart
Chuck, any chance of the CLA being signed? I know your employer has approved them in the past :) Nigel Kersten
07:06 am Feature #3321 (Accepted): puppetd should resplay after puppetrun is called
Nigel Kersten
07:05 am Feature #3304 (Tests Insufficient): Add pkgin support to the package provider
I'm not seeing any tests here? Nigel Kersten
07:05 am Bug #3049 (Accepted): Several bits of the language are order dependant
Nigel Kersten
07:03 am Feature #2905: Puppet should retain information about what's managed to facilitate removing no-lo...
Matt, assigning to you as we have a similar request for storing managed resources with some other work you're doing a... Nigel Kersten
07:02 am Bug #2773 (Tests Insufficient): buglet in provider/service/launchd.rb
It looks to me like we need some tests around this? Nigel Kersten
07:01 am Feature #2636: Improvement to module organization
Randall, this is an area we're going to need to spend some time on, as there are a cluster of usability issues. Nigel Kersten
06:59 am Bug #7917 (Needs Decision): Puppet apply runmode should write classes.txt file
You can configure this for apply/agent, perhaps we need a dedicated [apply] section:
[main]
classfile = $v...
Nan Liu
06:59 am Refactor #2584 (Accepted): Parameter values should be boolean, not :true/:false
Nigel Kersten
06:58 am Bug #2476 (Investigating): The --test option to puppetd is very confusing (and sometimes dangerous)
There are a cluster of tickets around this, and we've brainstormed several times on the list, but no-one has yet come... Nigel Kersten
06:57 am Bug #8040: Classes should be able to contain other classes to provide a self contained module
A decision regarding class containment will also impacts stage behavior. See #8263 Nan Liu
06:57 am Bug #2352 (Accepted): ssh_authorized_key can create files it can't parse
Nigel Kersten
06:57 am Bug #2237 (Accepted): puppetd sometimes does not create $yamlclientdir automatically
Nigel Kersten
06:56 am Bug #1805 (Needs More Information): Active::Record.allow_concurrency is deprecated
Matt, can you have a look at this and work out whether it's still an issue? Nigel Kersten
06:55 am Bug #1565 (Accepted): puppet parser not order independent
Nigel Kersten
06:55 am Bug #1273 (Duplicate): puppetd ignores SIGHUP during catalog run
Closing in favor of #7273 where we overhaul the restart signals. Nigel Kersten
06:51 am Bug #7078: resource_type search can produce errors if storedconfigs is not configured.
This is becoming more of an issue, and we should see what we can do to move this warning to the actual exporting/coll... Nigel Kersten
06:50 am Bug #7759 (Duplicate): when parsing, puppet should not output warning "You cannot collect without...
Nigel Kersten
06:50 am Bug #8751 (Duplicate): parser validate action complains about exported resources
Nigel Kersten
06:49 am Bug #8778 (Needs More Information): Equality in Puppet is not commutative
Can we get a tighter scope on this? Is it just undef, or all symbols? Nigel Kersten
06:47 am Feature #8940 (Needs More Information): host type should have an optional canonical_hostname para...
Can we get an example of the hosts file output you're wanting to get to?
I think I know what it is, but it would m...
Nigel Kersten
06:46 am Feature #8863 (Duplicate): Autosign should optionally be able to invoke a script to determine whe...
Nigel Kersten
06:45 am Feature #8776 (Needs More Information): Previously declared parameter in define are usable only i...
Is it alphabetical order or the order in which the parameters are declared? Nigel Kersten
06:44 am Feature #8701 (Accepted): Make --waitforcert a parameter in puppet.conf
Nigel Kersten
06:44 am Feature #8685 (Accepted): Realization should support regex
Nigel Kersten
06:43 am Feature #8467 (Accepted): Setting the name of the queue
Nigel Kersten
06:42 am Feature #8465 (Needs More Information): allow SSL on reporturl
I want us to support verification.
Has this patch gone through discussion on the list?
Nigel Kersten
06:29 am Bug #8814 (Merged - Pending Release): fqdn_rand() causes can't convert String into Integer error
Daniel Pittman
06:19 am Bug #8483: puppet gives could not create resources error in osx 10.7 GM release
mac:~ root# puppetd -t --debug --trace warning: You have configuration parameter $localconfig s... Christian Caterham
06:19 am Bug #7917 (Code Insufficient): Puppet apply runmode should write classes.txt file
Puppet apply can be used for any number of things, including one-shot modifications to a system. Dropping all the da... Daniel Pittman
04:42 am Feature #8962 (Duplicate): Autosign with password
Currently when I'm setting up a new server, I run "puppetd --test --server puppet.foo.com" on the client to generate ... Shish Moom
04:03 am Bug #8547: puppetstoredconfigclean checks only [master] for database configuration, should also c...
The patched script does the job, However, the problem is now reversed.
When the DB information is in main (and not...
Pieter Lexis
03:07 am Bug #4695: Puppet should not reset locale
For anyone else who finds this page looking for the specific problem of "puppet can't be used to install postgres", h... Shish Moom
01:46 am Bug #8814: fqdn_rand() causes can't convert String into Integer error
I signed the CLA and looked at the [[Development_Development_Lifecycle]] page. Noah Diewald
11:40 pm Bug #8921: Provider portupgrade don't work with 'P' option when install port
FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE-p1 - i386. I installed packages from local mashine and have already compilation packages.
Manu...
Kiril Varnakov
11:15 pm Bug #8346 (Needs More Information): services falsely presumed running on redhat
This is related to how service status is detected, see following thread for more info:
http://groups.google.com/grou...
Nan Liu
10:56 pm Bug #8547 (Investigating): puppetstoredconfigclean checks only [master] for database configuratio...
This is technically an ext script, so part of the extra scripts and not core. I don't think this is as rigorously sup... Nan Liu
10:20 pm Bug #8612 (Needs Decision): exec "creates" param in doc example wrong
"A file that this command creates" is misleading, it simply checks whether the filepath exist, and it does not requir... Nan Liu
10:07 pm Bug #8585 (Duplicate): Arrays and undefined entries/elements
Interesting the regex works, this is a variation of the ticket #6412. Cross referencing. Nan Liu
09:21 pm Bug #7917 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Puppet apply runmode should write classes.txt file
Needs a decision first whether this should be accepted, but this seems fairly straightforward:
https://github.com/...
Nan Liu
08:57 pm Bug #8814: fqdn_rand() causes can't convert String into Integer error
FYI, I sent a merge request, but since i didn't write the original code, this require contributor CLA first. Nan Liu
08:47 pm Bug #7653 (Rejected): puppet queue seems to ignore rundir in config file
Seems most likely to be an issue with puppet.conf settings: (it seems to load the conf setting without issues)
#...
Nan Liu
08:41 pm Bug #8778: Equality in Puppet is not commutative
In earlier versions (0.24) this was not an issue. This may be related #8783. Nan Liu
08:40 pm Bug #8751 (Needs Decision): parser validate action complains about exported resources
James Turnbull
08:39 pm Bug #8778 (Needs Decision): Equality in Puppet is not commutative
James Turnbull
08:36 pm Bug #8757 (Needs More Information): Resources type and metaparameters don't seem to work, specifi...
Hi Matt - all metaparams should work fine on all types. What Puppet version is this? 0.25.0? James Turnbull
08:34 pm Bug #8768 (Rejected): Puppet doesn't allow multiples of 'content' or 'source' when conditionals p...
Heh. Derp. :) James Turnbull
08:32 pm Bug #8783 (Accepted): Previously working equality operator case now fails on ':undef:Symbol'.
Matt - see email. James Turnbull
08:29 pm Bug #8867 (Needs More Information): yumrepo type does not support multiple gpgkey entries
Can you show me the manifest you used here? Did you try to use multiple basurls also BTW? From the code I don't think... James Turnbull
08:22 pm Bug #8814 (Requires CLA to be signed): fqdn_rand() causes can't convert String into Integer error
Hi Noah! Thanks for your patch. Could I please get you to sign a CLA (see the Contributor License Agreement link in t... James Turnbull
08:14 pm Bug #8814 (Accepted): fqdn_rand() causes can't convert String into Integer error
Confirmed Ruby 1.9.2 does not handle rand with string, and the patch seems sensible:
ruby-1.9.2-p136 :002 > ...
Nan Liu
08:11 pm Bug #8960: Puppet should report error about missing environment
No. We are not using the variable "environment" in any of those custom facts or functions.
The functions are very si...
Mohamed Lrhazi
08:08 pm Bug #8872: Silent puppetmaster crash with invalid fileserver.conf
We have enough evidence to call this a real bug, so may as well file it for future fixin' Daniel Pittman
08:07 pm Bug #8872 (Accepted): Silent puppetmaster crash with invalid fileserver.conf
Daniel Pittman
08:05 pm Bug #8872 (Needs Decision): Silent puppetmaster crash with invalid fileserver.conf
If you do this puppet master crashes immediately and indicate an issue with fileserver.rb.
puppet master -d --...
Nan Liu
07:54 pm Bug #8921 (Needs More Information): Provider portupgrade don't work with 'P' option when install ...
Are you installing local packages from PKG_PATH or a remote location? Can you explain why you expect -P do be the def... Nan Liu
07:47 pm Bug #8960 (Needs More Information): Puppet should report error about missing environment
Are you using environments variable in those custom facts/functions? are those code available for further review? Nan Liu
07:42 pm Bug #6412: Can not test hash key exist?, or array element exist? in puppet
See #8708 for work around.
Duplicate ticket #8705 on hash.
Duplicate ticket #8585 on array. Regex comparison again...
Nan Liu
07:41 pm Bug #8705 (Duplicate): undefined hash values are not interpreted as false
Duplicate of #6412. I've updated original ticket with additional info. Nan Liu
06:47 pm Bug #8960 (Needs More Information): Puppet should report error about missing environment
I spent a lot of time trying to figure out why my changes are not being applied... turns out I had a typo in the envi... Mohamed Lrhazi
06:24 pm Bug #7836 (Needs More Information): YAML corruption in 2.6.7
James Turnbull
06:23 pm Bug #8312 (Requires CLA to be signed): zypper ensure latest doesn't work on SLES11 SP1, OpenSUSE ...
Hi Felix Thanks for your patch. Could I please get you to sign a CLA (see the Contributer License Agreement link in t... James Turnbull
06:22 pm Bug #8119 (Needs More Information): PATCH - Write to a temporary file and move when storing reports.
Ricky - what's the failure you see here? Something hoovering up the report file before it's written? James Turnbull
06:20 pm Feature #8940 (Needs Decision): host type should have an optional canonical_hostname parameter
James Turnbull
06:20 pm Feature #8863 (Needs Decision): Autosign should optionally be able to invoke a script to determin...
James Turnbull
06:20 pm Feature #8776 (Needs Decision): Previously declared parameter in define are usable only if they c...
James Turnbull
06:20 pm Feature #8701 (Needs Decision): Make --waitforcert a parameter in puppet.conf
James Turnbull
06:20 pm Feature #8670 (Needs Decision): create_resources or patch puppetmaster to accept hash directly?
James Turnbull
06:20 pm Feature #8685 (Needs Decision): Realization should support regex
James Turnbull
06:20 pm Feature #8465 (Needs Decision): allow SSL on reporturl
James Turnbull
06:20 pm Feature #8467 (Needs Decision): Setting the name of the queue
James Turnbull
06:19 pm Standard Library Feature #8842 (Accepted): stdlib module should manage a spool directory
James Turnbull
06:18 pm Puppet Community Package Repository Feature #8906 (Needs Decision): Provide puppet 2.6.9 on yum.puppetlabs.com
James Turnbull
06:17 pm Bug #8608 (Requires CLA to be signed): Kate syntax highlighting file
James Turnbull
05:46 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #8956 (Closed): Need a better way to search for nodes
Currently the only real way in dashboard to find a node is to visually browse a list. We need some sort of search ca... Matt Robinson
05:32 pm Bug #8770 (Merged - Pending Release): Puppetmaster does not drop privileges on Mac OSX
Pull request 33 was merged into `2.6.x` in commit:7de5ee899621e3a799ca87988ac1d2498b19d09a Jacob Helwig
05:11 pm Bug #8740 (Merged - Pending Release): `puppet resource file` reports "Cannot manage files of type...
Fix merged to 2.6.x in commit:75786ad. Nick Lewis
05:11 pm Bug #8770 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Puppetmaster does not drop privileges on Mac OSX
Fix ready for merge at https://github.com/puppetlabs/puppet/pull/33... Nick Lewis

08/11/2011

04:49 pm Bug #8433: Seemingly random failures after 2.7.1
Nigel Kersten wrote:
> We've clearly regressed somewhat, but I'm curious as to why you're using import rather than c...
Trey Dockendorf
04:00 pm Feature #8940: host type should have an optional canonical_hostname parameter
This is potentially related to #6247 Rob Terhaar
03:53 pm Refactor #8923: Ordering syntax can be easy to miss
Randall Hansen wrote:
> Either of these syntaxes makes it easy to miss ordering, and for different reasons. Conside...
vagn scott
03:18 pm Feature #8940 (Accepted): host type should have an optional canonical_hostname parameter
If you compare the behavior of the Exec type to the Host type, Exec is more flexible because it has a command => para... Rob Terhaar
12:38 pm Feature #8933: Package Provider: pip - allow installation from URL
Thanks for the quick response.
I have:
* Agreed to the CLA
* Wrote an rspec test
* Run rake mail_patches
* Pushed p...
Jeremy Orem
11:58 am Feature #8933 (Requires CLA to be signed): Package Provider: pip - allow installation from URL
Hi Jeremy! Thanks for your patch. Could I please get you to sign a CLA (see the Contributor License Agreement link in... James Turnbull
11:53 am Feature #8933 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Package Provider: pip - allow installation from URL
Right now there isn't a good way to install a pip package from source. I want to be able to do something like this:
...
Jeremy Orem
09:52 am Puppet Dashboard Feature #8879 (Accepted): background task visibility
I buy this. I don't understand all the implications yet, but it sounds useful. Randall Hansen
09:47 am Bug #4411 (Accepted): runinterval=0 does not behave as expected
I agree completely. `=0` should be taken as "never", not "always".
Do we need an option for "always"?
Randall Hansen
08:43 am Bug #5495: Exec resource searches CWD when testing file attributes of executables
This would allow a user to fairly easily subvert puppet execs by simply creating a few non-executable files. Any move... Clay Caviness
08:38 am Bug #8922 (Duplicate): invalid mount entries created in Solaris /etc/vfstab
Duplicate of #6845 - this is fixed in 2.6.9. James Turnbull
08:23 am Bug #4411: runinterval=0 does not behave as expected
Everyone, I added Randall, our UX ninja to the discussion.
Randall, I am inclined to agree with these views: being...
Daniel Pittman
08:16 am Bug #4411: runinterval=0 does not behave as expected
I agree. I would still prefer that =0 disable runs, but think an error would be better than "run constantly." Justin Honold
08:06 am Bug #4411 (Re-opened): runinterval=0 does not behave as expected
Hmm, this ticket got a bit sidetracked with the comments.
I agree there are now alternative ways of doing what I o...
Oliver Hookins
07:53 am Refactor #8923 (Investigating): Ordering syntax can be easy to miss
Either of these syntaxes makes it easy to miss ordering, and for different reasons. Consider if there's a better way... Randall Hansen
07:40 am Bug #8922 (Duplicate): invalid mount entries created in Solaris /etc/vfstab
The mount provider on Solaris appears to be creating entries in /etc/vfstab using the wrong syntax. Here is the resou... Mark Heily
07:35 am Refactor #7717: Deprecate alternative methods of invoking "puppet apply" other than "puppet apply...
https://github.com/puppetlabs/puppet/pull/31 fixes `puppet resource` using the implicit form of `puppet apply` when r... Daniel Pittman
07:16 am Feature #2927: Symbolic Modes for the File type.
Nigel Kersten wrote:
> So the code is good and the tests are good, but it was never merged in time for the 2.7.0 rel...
Daniel Pittman
06:59 am Feature #2927: Symbolic Modes for the File type.
So the code is good and the tests are good, but it was never merged in time for the 2.7.0 release?
I'm still not c...
Nigel Kersten
04:53 am Feature #2927: Symbolic Modes for the File type.
Trevor, thanks for calling attention to this.
Nigel, your call on getting this in or not, but it looks to be that ...
Daniel Pittman
03:52 am Feature #2927: Symbolic Modes for the File type.
Any chance that this could get into 2.7.3 final? Trevor Vaughan
12:30 am Feature #8893 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): HP-UX: allow shared homedirs for users
Martin - The electronic CLA is fine. I'll pass your ticket to the Engineering team for review. Thanks again. James Turnbull
12:22 am Feature #8893: HP-UX: allow shared homedirs for users
James Turnbull wrote:
> Hi Martin! Thanks for your patch. Could I please get you to sign a CLA (see the Contributor L...
Martin Alfke
12:06 am Bug #8921 (Needs More Information): Provider portupgrade don't work with 'P' option when install ...
Hi. I don't understand, why options -P not intagrated to puppet, but if i add it to portupgrade.rb manualy, it does n... Kiril Varnakov
06:49 pm Bug #8917 (Accepted): `client` is not a configuration option, and --client/--no-client is handled...
Agreed. Nigel Kersten
05:56 pm Feature #7243 (Tests Insufficient): Additional data in Puppet CSRs (certdnsnames, and custom data)
This needs some tests - will pair with someone in dev shortly to flesh out patch. James Turnbull
05:34 pm Bug #4411 (Closed): runinterval=0 does not behave as expected
Oh! It's not a config option at all. I've filed issue #8917 to handle that, and have fixed the docs for runlevel ([pu... Nick Fagerlund
05:19 pm Bug #8917 (Code Insufficient): `client` is not a configuration option, and --client/--no-client i...
Okay, puppet agent has a `--no-client` option that makes it sit around and wait for commands over REST instead of pro... Nick Fagerlund
05:14 pm Bug #8770 (Accepted): Puppetmaster does not drop privileges on Mac OSX
Nick Lewis

08/10/2011

04:46 pm Bug #3553: Cron resource with no time fields throws useless error message
Pull requested: <https://github.com/puppetlabs/puppet/pull/28> Nick Fagerlund
04:32 pm Bug #3553 (Needs Decision): Cron resource with no time fields throws useless error message
This is a behavior bug, not a documentation bug. Not only is the current behavior obviously broken (we should give a ... Nick Fagerlund
03:02 pm Puppet Dashboard Bug #8796 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): misleading error message
I'm sorely tempted to [lolcat this sucker](http://ranchero.com/a404), but anyway, here's my suggestion:
> ## Pupp...
Nick Fagerlund
02:10 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #8879: background task visibility
The data is stored in the delayed_jobs table. In my instance I had 3 failed
attempts (delayed_jobs.attempts) and othe...
Dan Hogland
01:27 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #8891 (Accepted): Direct Link to the last report
Interesting. I think this is a good idea. I'll accept it, then see how we can fit it into the design. Randall Hansen
01:26 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #8879 (Investigating): background task visibility
I'm not sure how we can get this information. What other possibilities are there, aside from your example?
What d...
Randall Hansen
01:09 pm Puppet Dashboard Feature #8878 (Accepted): Add nodes to group from group property editor
Absolutely. The ENC interactions are punishing. Randall Hansen
12:43 pm Puppet Community Package Repository Feature #8906 (Closed): Provide puppet 2.6.9 on yum.puppetlabs.com
Having 2.6.6 in epel-testing, 2.6.8 in prosvc, and 2.6.9 in OpenCSW creates compatibility challenges for those of us ... Aaron Grewell
12:28 pm Feature #8409 (Merged - Pending Release): Local group provider for Windows
windows_adsi provider merged to master in commit:6d692af86b70977b73be051992e18e34a1d64d65. Nick Lewis
12:28 pm Feature #8408 (Merged - Pending Release): Local user provider for Windows
windows_adsi provider merged to master in commit:6d692af86b70977b73be051992e18e34a1d64d65. Nick Lewis
12:12 pm Feature #8893 (Requires CLA to be signed): HP-UX: allow shared homedirs for users
Hi Martin! Thanks for your patch. Could I please get you to sign a CLA (see the Contributor License Agreement link in... James Turnbull
12:11 pm Facter Feature #8439: Basic facter on Windows
Josh Cooper wrote:
> Daniel Pittman wrote:
> > > The processor and processorcount facts on Linux refer to the numbe...
Daniel Pittman
12:11 pm Bug #8062 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): yum package ensure=>latest not checking the epoch tag
Hi Jude
Thanks for signing the CLA - can you submit a pull request too please and I'll get the dev team to take a ...
James Turnbull
12:10 pm Bug #8302 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): Improve documentation of shell provider for exec type
Pull request at <https://github.com/puppetlabs/puppet/pull/26>. (And I changed the release notes, while I was at it.)... Nick Fagerlund
11:55 am Facter Feature #8439: Basic facter on Windows
Daniel Pittman wrote:
> > The processor and processorcount facts on Linux refer to the number of
> > virtual/logical ...
Josh Cooper
11:48 am Facter Bug #7682: Scientific Linux operatingsystemrelease is incorrect, other facts missing
Looks like this didn't make it into 1.6.0. Will it make it into the 1.6.X series? Orion Poplawski
10:40 am Facter Feature #8439: Basic facter on Windows
> The architecture fact is already supported in that it defaults to
> hardwaremodel
>
> I’ve run into the following i...
Daniel Pittman
10:10 am Facter Feature #8439: Basic facter on Windows
The architecture fact is already supported in that it defaults to hardwaremodel
I've run into the following issues...
Josh Cooper
07:15 am Bug #8801: All manifests require n passes to successfully run, where n is the number of included ...
I also tried clearing out sites.pp and all imports, and adding a single node entry in order to rule out weirdness the... Justin Honold
06:47 am Feature #3352: Make Puppet listen ip-address configurable
Any updates on this? I checked the docs but didn't find anything obvious. Dis Connect
03:34 am Feature #8893 (In Topic Branch Pending Review): HP-UX: allow shared homedirs for users
err: /User[XXX]/gid: change from 3 to 0 failed: Could not set gid on user[XXX]: Execution of '/usr/sam/lbin/usermod.s... Martin Alfke
12:15 am Puppet Dashboard Feature #8891 (Closed): Direct Link to the last report
In the nodes overview (all, changed, failed, etc.) there is a link to the node. However, in my opinion in 90% of the ... Peter Meier
 

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