Where should a package place facter facts?

Samuel Sieb samuel at sieb.net
Tue Dec 23 19:03:52 UTC 2014

On 12/23/2014 10:24 AM, John Florian wrote:
> Following the example set by other packages, I’ve traditionally used
> /usr/local/share/ruby/site_ruby/facter/MY_PACKAGE, but what if you have
> a fact that isn’t written in Ruby?  I’m also aware of
> /etc/facter/facts.d but I suspect that’s considered inappropriate for a
> package to use and should be left alone for site admins to use.  The FPG
> didn’t seem to say anything on this.
Are packages really supposed to put files in "/local/"?

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