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elixir (41) Versions 1.1.0

Manages an Elixir installation

cookbook 'elixir', '= 1.1.0', :supermarket
cookbook 'elixir', '= 1.1.0'
knife supermarket install elixir
knife supermarket download elixir
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elixir Cookbook

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A cookbook to manage an installation of Elixir.



  • Debian/Ubuntu
  • RHEL/CentOS/Scientific/Amazon/Oracle


  • Chef 12.1+


  • git
  • github
  • erlang
  • libarchive


Key Type Description Default
node[:elixir][:install_path] String Path that Elixir will reside in "/usr/local/lib/elixir"
node[:elixir][:install_method] String Method of installation: "package" or "source" "package"
node[:elixir][:source][:repo] String Git source repository location ""
node[:elixir][:version] String Version of Elixir to compile "v1.4.2"


Include elixir in your node's run_list

  "run_list": [


This will install Elixir and Erlang on the node. By default, Elixir and Erlang will be installed from packages. If you want to install from source you can set the node[:elixir][:install_method] attribute.

License and Authors

Author:: Jamie Winsor (

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
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elixir Cookbook CHANGELOG

This file is used to list changes made in each version of the elixir cookbook.

1.1.0 (2019-10-07)

  • Require the latest libarchive cookbook on Chef 12.6+ - @tas50

1.0.1 (2017-04-19)

  • Remove usage of the validate cookbook that is not chef 13 compatible

1.0.0 (2017-03-15)

  • This cookbook has been transferred to Chef to be maintained by the Cookbook Engineering team
  • Require Chef 12.1 or later
  • Depend on fairly recent releases of git, erlang, and libarchive
  • Resolve all cookstyle and foodcritic warnings
  • Remove the apt::default from the elixir default recipe and instead leave apt updating to the users
  • Install the current stable release of elixir instead of an old release that's not published anymore
  • Update ignore files
  • Add github templates
  • Add local delivery testing config
  • Add maintainers files
  • Add contributing and testing documentation
  • Add full Apache 2.0 license file
  • Remove deps that are in ChefDK from the Gemfile
  • Update platforms in the Test Kitchen config
  • Add a changelog
  • Update the maintainer to be Chef
  • Add source_url, issues_url and chef_version metadata
  • Remove attributes from the metadata file
  • Don’t use node.set for attributes as this is deprecated in Chef 13
  • Add supported operating systems to the metadata
  • Add Travis CI config and kitchen-dokken for integration testing in Travis
  • Remove HTML from the readme so that it renders on Supermarket
  • Update readme attribute document to match actual attributes
  • Add requirements section and license to the readme
  • Update copyright headers

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