Fixing Puppet in Fedora/EPEL

M A Young m.a.young at
Tue Oct 23 13:38:08 UTC 2012

On Tue, 23 Oct 2012, Vít Ondruch wrote:

> Dne 23.10.2012 15:10, Matthew Miller napsal(a):
>> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 01:57:13PM +0200, Vít Ondruch wrote:
>>> Lets have puppet-3.x and puppet2 for whoever wants to use old version.
>> But that doesn't help people running puppet 2.6 _now_, and just introduces
>> complication into the packaging.
> Introducing new package is complication anyway, so what is the point?

The problem is that upgrading from 2.6 to 2.7 (and therefore to 3) will 
almost certainly break things depending on how the update is done, for 
example resulting in clients that don't work against the server, so you 
don't want to break lots of puppet installations out there by 
automatically updating the puppet to version 3 which is what would happen 
if you changed the version in the puppet package. With a puppet3 package 
people can choose when they upgrade and do it in a controlled manner.

 	Michael Young

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