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gauge (18) Versions 0.5.0

Installs/Configures gauge

cookbook 'gauge', '= 0.5.0'
cookbook 'gauge', '= 0.5.0', :supermarket
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Gauge Cookbook

Gauge Test automation in the business language (from ThoughtWorks, Inc.)


Supported Platforms

This cookbook has been tested on the following platforms:

  • CentOS
  • RedHat
  • Fedora
  • Amazon Linux
  • Oracle Linux
  • Debian
  • Ubuntu
  • openSUSE
  • SUSE


Include the default recipe on a node's runlist to ensure that gauge is installed.



This LWRP provides an easy way to manage additional gauge plugins.


  • :install - installs a gauge plugin
  • :remove - removes the gauge plugin

Attribute Parameters

  • name - the name of the plugin
  • version - the version of the plugin
  • user - the user under which the plugin should be installed
  • group - the group under which the plugin should be installed
  • password - needed only for windows, the windows account password for user


Install the gauge java plugin

include_recipe 'gauge'

gauge_plugin 'java' do
  user  'alice'
  group 'alice'
  password 'p@ssw0rd' # only on windows
  version '0.3.1'

Remove the gauge html-report plugin

gauge_plugin 'html-report' do
  action :remove
  user  'alice'
  group 'alice'

Dependent cookbooks

chocolatey >= 0.0.0

Contingent cookbooks

There are no cookbooks that are contingent upon this one.


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

v0.5.0 (2015-10-19)

  • [linux] Add some version information to the installation to be able to upgrade/downgrade gauge as needed
  • [windows] improve plugin installation
  • add support for installing specific plugin versions

v0.4.0 (2015-10-09)

  • fix windows installation

v0.3.0 (2015-10-09)

  • make the plugin provider idempotent

v0.2.0 (2015-10-02)

  • fix some foodcritic warnings

v0.1.0 (2015-10-02)

  • Initial commit

Foodcritic Metric

0.5.0 failed this metric

FC017: LWRP does not notify when updated: /tmp/cook/d32441d6b33aade317ce9166/gauge/providers/plugin.rb:47
FC021: Resource condition in provider may not behave as expected: /tmp/cook/d32441d6b33aade317ce9166/gauge/providers/plugin.rb:23