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postmodern (3) Versions 0.2.0

Installs the postmodern gem into the system for PostgreSQL maintenance

cookbook 'postmodern', '= 0.2.0'
cookbook 'postmodern', '= 0.2.0', :supermarket
knife supermarket install postmodern
knife supermarket download postmodern
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postmodern Cookbook

Installs the Postmodern gem for assisting with PostgreSQL maintenance tasks.

See Postmodern's documentation for more info.


This cookbook is intended as a very minimal dependency to wrap up installing Postmodern. Configuration of various Postmodern utilities and tasks should be done in a wrapper cookbook local to your infrastructure.

Add this cookbook as a dependency of your cookbook, and then:

include_recipe 'postmodern'

Then your cookbook can drop a postmodern_archive.local or postmodern_restore.local somewhere in the PATH of a system to do WAL archiving.

Add a crontab for postmodern vacuum or postmodern freeze to regularly clean up your Postgres database.

Releasing new versions

New versions can be publicly released using the emeril gem, which is included in the development Gemfile.

rake release


  1. Fork the repository on Github
  2. Create a named feature branch (like add_component_x)
  3. Write your change
  4. Write tests for your change (if applicable)
  5. Run the tests, ensuring they all pass
  6. Submit a Pull Request using Github

Dependent cookbooks

build-essential >= 0.0.0

Contingent cookbooks

There are no cookbooks that are contingent upon this one.

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