Puppet version bump

John Moser john.r.moser at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 00:57:40 UTC 2013

On 02/05/2013 07:58 PM, Alec Warner wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 4:50 PM, John Moser <john.r.moser at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 02/05/2013 07:45 PM, Ryan Tandy wrote:
>>> John Moser <john.r.moser <at> gmail.com> writes:
>>>> 2.  Convince Ubuntu to put the newest Puppetmaster in Backports.  I am
>>>> not advocating this either.
>>> Slightly off-topic, but FWIW I would be happy to see raring's puppet
>>> (whatever version that ends up being) in precise-backports.
>>> lucid-backports has puppet 2.7 and that made my life a LOT easier since
>>> my puppetmaster runs precise and I am using some recent modules. Having
>>> backports available but not installed by default is really quite nice.
>>> Furthermore it's quite likely that at some point I'll have some clients
>>> running a newer Ubuntu than the puppetmaster, and it would be great to
>>> be able to support it just by upgrading puppetmaster to a backports
>>> version.
>> http://apt.puppetlabs.com/
>> While we're at it, why is etckeeper stuff in the package?  The Puppetlabs
>> guys said because it's in Debian's package and "Debian packagers are
>> fruitbats", so they're imitating "for compatibility."
> I know Nigel Kirsten and Andrew Pollock, so if there is stuff wrong in
> the debian packaging I am happy to chat with them.

I'm just relaying what I got from #puppet on freenode.  There seems to 
be no purpose to hooking etckeeper--at least, none that warrants hooking 
it into puppet by default.

> -A
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