Fedora 18 Update: facter-1.6.18-3.fc18

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Fedora Update Notification
2013-04-05 22:28:01

Name        : facter
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 1.6.18
Release     : 3.fc18
URL         : http://www.puppetlabs.com/puppet/related-projects/facter/
Summary     : Command and ruby library for gathering system information
Description :
Facter is a lightweight program that gathers basic node information about the
hardware and operating system. Facter is especially useful for retrieving
things like operating system names, hardware characteristics, IP addresses, MAC
addresses, and SSH keys.

Facter is extensible and allows gathering of node information that may be
custom or site specific. It is easy to extend by including your own custom
facts. Facter can also be used to create conditional expressions in Puppet that
key off the values returned by facts.

Update Information:

The previous update added support for improved detection of virtual systems via use of the virt-what command.  Unfortunately, virt-what does not currently work for non-root users and facter was not properly catching the warning that virt-what sent to stdout.  This caused the virtual fact to be incorrect when facter was run by a non-root user.

This update applies the same fix that was submitted and applied to facter upstream.

* Wed Apr  3 2013 Todd Zullinger <tmz at pobox.com> - 1.6.18-3
- Avoid warnings when virt-what produces no output
* Tue Apr  2 2013 Todd Zullinger <tmz at pobox.com> - 1.6.18-2
- Apply upstream patch to filter virt-what warnings from virtual fact
* Mon Mar 18 2013 Todd Zullinger <tmz at pobox.com> - 1.6.18-1
- Update to 1.6.18
- Restart puppet in %postun (#806370)
- Require virt-what for improved KVM detection (#905592)
- Ensure man page is installed on EL < 7
* Tue Mar 12 2013 Vít Ondruch <vondruch at redhat.com> - 1.6.17-2
- Rebuild for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/Ruby_2.0.0
* Mon Feb 25 2013 Jeroen van Meeuwen <vanmeeuwen at kolabsys.com> - 1.6.17-1
- New upstream version, fixes rhbz #892734
* Wed Feb 13 2013 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng at lists.fedoraproject.org> - 1.6.16-2
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_19_Mass_Rebuild
* Tue Dec  4 2012 Michael Stahnke <stahnma at puppetlabs.com> - 1.6.16-1
- Update to 1.6.16
* Wed Nov 28 2012 Michael Stahnke <stahnma at puppetlabs.com> -  1.6.15-1
- Rebase to 1.6.15
- Put asc file back as Source1
* Fri Nov  9 2012 Michael Stahnke <stahnma at puppetlabs.com> - 1.6.13-2
- Add patch for ec2 fix
- Rebase to 1.6.14 via bz 871211
* Mon Oct 29 2012 Michael Stahnke <stahnma at puppetlabs.com> - 1.6.13-1
- Rebase to 1.6.13

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update facter' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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