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postmodern (3) Versions 0.3.3

Installs the postmodern gem into the system for PostgreSQL maintenance

cookbook 'postmodern', '= 0.3.3', :supermarket
cookbook 'postmodern', '= 0.3.3'
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

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.

Foodcritic Metric

0.3.3 failed this metric

FC019: Access node attributes in a consistent manner: /tmp/cook/66cac58aecbdf93630279554/postmodern/libraries/postmodern_helper.rb:16