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yum-fedora (20) Versions 2.0.2

Installs and configures the Fedora Yum repositories

cookbook 'yum-fedora', '= 2.0.2', :supermarket
cookbook 'yum-fedora', '= 2.0.2'
knife supermarket install yum-fedora
knife supermarket download yum-fedora
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yum-fedora Cookbook

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The yum-fedora cookbook takes over management of the default repositoryids that ship with Fedora systems. It allows attribute manipulation of fedora, fedora-debuginfo, fedora-source, updates, updates-debuginfo, updates-source, updates-testing, updates-testing-debuginfo, and updates-testing-source



  • Fedora


  • Chef 12.1+


  • compat_resource


The following attributes are set by default

default['yum']['fedora']['repositoryid'] = 'fedora'
default['yum']['fedora']['description'] = 'Fedora $releasever - $basearch'
default['yum']['fedora']['mirrorlist'] = '$releasever&arch=$basearch'
default['yum']['fedora']['enabled'] = true
default['yum']['fedora']['managed'] = true
default['yum']['fedora']['metadata_expire'] = '7d'
default['yum']['fedora']['gpgcheck'] = true
default['yum']['fedora']['gpgkey'] = 'file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch'
default['yum']['fedora-debuginfo']['repositoryid'] = 'fedora-debuginfo'
default['yum']['fedora-debuginfo']['description'] = 'Fedora $releasever - $basearch - Debug'
default['yum']['fedora-debuginfo']['mirrorlist'] = '$releasever&arch=$basearch'
default['yum']['fedora-debuginfo']['enabled'] = false
default['yum']['fedora-debuginfo']['managed'] = false
default['yum']['fedora-debuginfo']['metadata_expire'] = '7d'
default['yum']['fedora-debuginfo']['gpgcheck'] = true
default['yum']['fedora-debuginfo']['gpgkey'] = 'file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch'
default['yum']['fedora-source']['repositoryid'] = 'fedora-source'
default['yum']['fedora-source']['description'] = 'Fedora $releasever - Source'
default['yum']['fedora-source']['mirrorlist'] = '$releasever&arch=$basearch'
default['yum']['fedora-source']['enabled'] = false
default['yum']['fedora-source']['managed'] = false
default['yum']['fedora-source']['metadata_expire'] = '7d'
default['yum']['fedora-source']['gpgcheck'] = true
default['yum']['fedora-source']['gpgkey'] = 'file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch'
default['yum']['updates']['repositoryid'] = 'updates'
default['yum']['updates']['description'] = 'Fedora $releasever - $basearch - Updates'
default['yum']['updates']['mirrorlist'] = '$releasever&arch=$basearch'
default['yum']['updates']['enabled'] = true
default['yum']['updates']['managed'] = true
default['yum']['updates']['gpgcheck'] = true
default['yum']['updates']['gpgkey'] = 'file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch'
default['yum']['updates-debuginfo']['repositoryid'] = 'updates-debuginfo'
default['yum']['updates-debuginfo']['description'] = 'Fedora $releasever - $basearch - Updates - Debug'
default['yum']['updates-debuginfo']['mirrorlist'] = '$releasever&arch=$basearch'
default['yum']['updates-debuginfo']['enabled'] = false
default['yum']['updates-debuginfo']['managed'] = false
default['yum']['updates-debuginfo']['gpgcheck'] = true
default['yum']['updates-debuginfo']['gpgkey'] = 'file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch'
default['yum']['updates-source']['repositoryid'] = 'updates-source'
default['yum']['updates-source']['description'] = 'Fedora $releasever - Updates Source'
default['yum']['updates-source']['mirrorlist'] = '$releasever&arch=$basearch'
default['yum']['updates-source']['enabled'] = true
default['yum']['updates-source']['gpgcheck'] = true
default['yum']['updates-source']['gpgkey'] = 'file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch'
default['yum']['updates-testing']['repositoryid'] = 'updates-testing'
default['yum']['updates-testing']['description'] = 'Fedora $releasever - $basearch - Test Updates'
default['yum']['updates-testing']['mirrorlist'] = '$releasever&arch=$basearch'
default['yum']['updates-testing']['enabled'] = false
default['yum']['updates-testing']['managed'] = false
default['yum']['updates-testing']['gpgcheck'] = true
default['yum']['updates-testing']['gpgkey'] = 'file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch'
default['yum']['updates-testing-debuginfo']['repositoryid'] = 'updates-testing-debuginfo'
default['yum']['updates-testing-debuginfo']['description'] = 'Fedora $releasever - $basearch - Test Updates Debug'
default['yum']['updates-testing-debuginfo']['mirrorlist'] = '$releasever&arch=$basearch'
default['yum']['updates-testing-debuginfo']['enabled'] = false
default['yum']['updates-testing-debuginfo']['managed'] = false
default['yum']['updates-testing-debuginfo']['gpgcheck'] = true
default['yum']['updates-testing-debuginfo']['gpgkey'] = 'file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch'
default['yum']['updates-testing-source']['repositoryid'] = 'updates-testing-source'
default['yum']['updates-testing-source']['description'] = 'Fedora $releasever - Test Updates Source'
default['yum']['updates-testing-source']['mirrorlist'] = '$releasever&arch=$basearch'
default['yum']['updates-testing-source']['enabled'] = false
default['yum']['updates-testing-source']['managed'] = false
default['yum']['updates-testing-source']['gpgcheck'] = true
default['yum']['updates-testing-source']['gpgkey'] = 'file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch'


  • default - Walks through node attributes and feeds a yum_resource
  • parameters. The following is an example a resource generated by the
  • recipe during compilation.
  yum_repository 'fedora' do
    mirrorlist '$releasever&arch=$basearch'
    description 'Fedora $releasever - $basearch'
    enabled true
    gpgcheck true
    gpgkey 'file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch'

Usage Example

To disable the Fedora Updates repository through a Role or Environment definition

  :yum => {
    :updates => {
      :enabled => {

Uncommonly used repositoryids are not managed by default. This is speeds up integration testing pipelines by avoiding yum-cache builds that nobody cares about. To enable the Fedora Debuginfo repository with a wrapper cookbook, place the following in a recipe:

node.default['yum']['fedora-debuginfo']['managed'] = true
node.default['yum']['fedora-debuginfo']['enabled'] = true
include_recipe 'yum-fedora'

More Examples

Point the fedora and updates repositories at an internally hosted server.

node.default['yum']['fedora']['enabled'] = true
node.default['yum']['fedora']['mirrorlist'] = nil
node.default['yum']['fedora']['baseurl'] = ''
node.default['yum']['fedora']['sslverify'] = false
node.default['yum']['updates']['enabled'] = true
node.default['yum']['updates']['mirrorlist'] = nil
node.default['yum']['updates']['baseurl'] = ''
node.default['yum']['updates']['sslverify'] = false

include_recipe 'yum-fedora'

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yum-fedora Cookbook CHANGELOG

This file is used to list changes made in each version of the yum-fedora cookbook.

2.0.2 (2017-06-14)

  • Switch from Rake testing to Local Delivery for testing
  • Update apache2 license string to use a SPDX compliant string

2.0.1 (2016-12-22)

  • Add integration testing with inspec
  • Depend on the latest compat_resource cookbook
  • Cookstyle fixes

2.0.0 (2016-11-26)

  • Replace yum dependency with compat_resource

1.0.0 (2016-09-06)

  • Testing updates
  • Resolve rubocop warnings
  • Add chef_version metadata
  • Remove support for Chef 11

v0.3.4 (2015-11-30)

  • Fix attributes with a value of false being skipped

v0.3.3 (2015-10-28)

  • #4 Guard against conflicting name spaces with other platforms #4

v0.3.2 (2015-10-28)

  • Fixing Chef 13 nil property deprecation warnings

v0.3.1 (2015-09-21)

  • Increased the yum depencency from ~3.0 to ~3.2
  • Added Chef standard Rubocop file and resolved all warnings
  • Updated platforms in Kitchen CI config
  • Add supported platforms to the metadata
  • Added Chef standard chefignore and .gitignore files
  • Updated and expanded development dependencies in the Gemfile
  • Added contributing, testing, and maintainers docs
  • Added platform requirements to the readme
  • Added Travis and cookbook version badges to the readme
  • Update Chefspec to 4.X format
  • Added long_description to metadata
  • Added source_url and issues_url to metadata

v0.3.0 (2014-09-02)

2 - Add all attribute available to LWRP to allow for tuning

v0.2.2 (2014-03-12)

[COOK-4402] - Correctly set gpgkey for Fedoras >= 20

v0.2.0 (2014-02-14)

  • updating test harness
  • disabling uncommonly used repositoryid by default




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