Where should a package place facter facts?

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Tue Dec 23 19:10:08 UTC 2014

Am 23.12.2014 um 20:03 schrieb Samuel Sieb:
> 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/"?

no - /usr/local/ is admin area - period

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