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

cookbook 'rc', '= 1.6.2'
cookbook 'rc', '= 1.6.2', :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

This cookbook supports several different formats for writing out runtime configuration files from a Ruby Hash object.

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.

rc_file '/etc/skel/bashrc' do
  type 'bash'
    'http_proxy' => '',
    'https_proxy' => '',
    'ftp_proxy' => '',
    'no_proxy' => 'localhost,'

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.

rc_file '/etc/skel/berkshelf.json' do
  type 'json'
    'cookbook' => {
      'copyright' => 'Bloomberg Finance L.P.',
      'email' => '',
      'license' => 'apachev2'

Change Log

v1.6.2 (2016-03-08)

  • Fix template so that bash variables now export.

v1.6.0 (2016-03-07)

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v1.5.2 (2016-02-08)

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v1.5.1 (2016-01-25)

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v1.5.0 (2016-01-14)

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v1.4.0 (2015-10-30)

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v1.3.1 (2015-10-07)

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v1.3.0 (2015-10-07)

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v1.2.1 (2015-08-31)

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v1.2.0 (2015-08-31)

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v1.1.2 (2015-08-28)

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v1.1.1 (2015-08-28)

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v1.1.0 (2015-08-27)

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v1.0.0 (2015-08-27)

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