Fixing Puppet in Fedora/EPEL

Seth Vidal skvidal at
Fri Oct 19 23:31:57 UTC 2012

On Fri, 19 Oct 2012, Michael Stahnke wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 4:22 PM, Seth Vidal <skvidal at> wrote:
>> On Fri, 19 Oct 2012, Michael Stahnke wrote:
>>> I (we) completely realize this isn't totally awesome either.  This is
>>> a problem when you have a distributed application that is trying to
>>> support the widest variety of host populations we can.
>>> This request was brought to us by community members, Red Hat
>>> employees, and business partners as well.
>>> I am happy to discuss other soutions/ideas too though.  I am not 100%
>>> convinced my proposal is the best.
>> I'm less worried about the people requesting the newness b/c they clearly
>> want change. I'm worried about the people who run rhel b/c they fear change.
> I'm more worried about people with hybrid environments where RHEL is
> at the core for Puppet. (and somewhat how RHEL 7 could shake out)
> Do you consider it ok to not be able to have Fedora agents check into
> a RHEL master?

There is a reason I want to move to a clientless configmgmt 

I do not want to be hogtied like this again.


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