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rc (20) Versions 1.3.1

Library cookbook which provides a resource for writing runtime configuration files.

cookbook 'rc', '= 1.3.1'
cookbook 'rc', '= 1.3.1', :supermarket
knife supermarket install rc
knife supermarket download rc
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Library cookbook which provides a resource for writing runtime configuration files.

A runtime configuration file can come in many flavors, but ultimately the purpose is to manage them using a simple resource. The only type which is provided by default is a bash runtime configuration which is simply a key-value pair.

Basic Usage

Writing bashrc skeleton

Any new types can be added by modifying the resource (adding a type) and writing the appropriate erb template. The example which is used for testing purposes is writing out an bashrc skeleton file which manages HTTP proxies. ruby rc_file '/etc/skel/bashrc' do type 'bash' options( 'http_proxy' => '', 'https_proxy' => '', 'ftp_proxy' => '', 'no_proxy' => 'localhost,' ) end

Writing Berkshelf configuration

Additionally, this resource supports writing out standard configuration file types such as JSON, YAML and EDN. The example below shows to write out a Berkshelf configuration file in the JSON format. ruby rc_file '/etc/skel/berkshelf.json' do type 'json' options( 'cookbook' => { 'copyright' => 'Bloomberg Finance L.P.', 'email' => '', 'license' => 'apachev2' } ) end

Change Log

All notable changes to this project will be documented in this file. This project adheres to Semantic Versioning.


[1.3.1] - 2015-10-07

Bug Fixes

  • Fixes issues with testing harness and Travis due to TOML gem.
  • Fixes foodcritic failures of linting with templates.

1.3.0 - 2015-10-07


  • Adds support for TOML configuration format.

Foodcritic Metric

1.3.1 passed this metric