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yum-repoforge (19) Versions 0.5.5

Installs and onfigures yum-repoforge aka RPMforge

cookbook 'yum-repoforge', '= 0.5.5'
cookbook 'yum-repoforge', '= 0.5.5', :supermarket
knife supermarket install yum-repoforge
knife supermarket download yum-repoforge
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yum-repoforge Cookbook

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The yum-repoforge cookbook takes over management of the default repositoryids used by repoforge. It allows attribute manipulation of rpmforge, rpmforge-extras, and rpmforge-testing



  • RHEL/CentOS and derivatives
  • Fedora


  • Chef 11+


  • yum version 3.2.0 or higher
  • yum-epel


The following attributes are set by default

default['yum']['rpmforge']['repositoryid'] = 'rpmforge'
default['yum']['rpmforge']['description'] = 'RHEL $releasever - - dag'
default['yum']['rpmforge']['mirrorlist'] = ''
default['yum']['rpmforge']['enabled'] = true
default['yum']['rpmforge']['managed'] = true
default['yum']['rpmforge']['gpgcheck'] = true
default['yum']['rpmforge']['gpgkey'] = ''
default['yum']['rpmforge-extras']['repositoryid'] = 'rpmforge'
default['yum']['rpmforge-extras']['description'] = 'RHEL $releasever - - extras'
default['yum']['rpmforge-extras']['mirrorlist'] = ''
default['yum']['rpmforge-extras']['enabled'] = true
default['yum']['rpmforge-extras']['managed'] = true
default['yum']['rpmforge-extras']['gpgcheck'] = true
default['yum']['rpmforge-extras']['gpgkey'] = ''
default['yum']['rpmforge-testing']['repositoryid'] = 'rpmforge-testing'
default['yum']['rpmforge-testing']['description'] = 'RHEL $releasever - - testing'
default['yum']['rpmforge-testing']['mirrorlist'] = ''
default['yum']['rpmforge-testing']['enabled'] = true
default['yum']['rpmforge-testing']['managed'] = true
default['yum']['rpmforge-testing']['gpgcheck'] = true
default['yum']['rpmforge-testing']['gpgkey'] = ''


  • 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 'rpmforge' do
    mirrorlist ''
    description 'RHEL $releasever - - dag'
    enabled true
    gpgcheck true
    gpgkey ''

Usage Example

To disable the CentOS Extras repository through a Role or Environment definition

  :yum => {
    :rpmforge => {
      :enabled => {

To enable the rpmforge repository with a wrapper cookbook, place the following in a recipe:

node.default['yum']['rpmforge']['enabled'] = true
node.default['yum']['rpmforge']['managed'] = true

include_recipe 'yum-repoforge'

More Examples

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

node.default['yum']['rpmforge']['enabled'] = true
node.default['yum']['rpmforge']['mirrorlist'] = nil
node.default['yum']['rpmforge']['baseurl'] = ''
node.default['yum']['rpmforge']['sslverify'] = false
include_recipe 'yum-repoforge'

License & Authors

Author: Cookbook Engineering Team (

Copyright: 2011-2015, Chef Software, Inc. ``` Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License. ```

yum-repoforge Cookbook CHANGELOG

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

v0.5.5 (2015-10-28)

  • Fixing Chef 13 nil property deprecation warnings

v0.5.4 (2015-09-21)

  • Added Chef standard Rubocop file and resolved all warnings
  • Added Kitchen CI platforms
  • Add supported platforms to the metadata
  • Fixed the package install test bats file to pass
  • Added Chef standard chefignore and .gitignore files
  • Updated Berksfile to 3.X format
  • 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

v0.5.3 (2015-06-21)

  • Updating to depend on yum ~> 3.2

v0.5.2 (2015-06-21)

  • Support for EL7

v0.5.1 (2015-04-15)

  • Amazon Linux 2015.03

v0.5.0 (2014-01-07)

  • Adding centos-7 support

v0.4.0 (2014-09-02)

  • Add all attribute available to LWRP to allow for tuning

v0.3.0 (2014-06-11)

1 - Support for Amazon Linux 2014.03

v0.2.0 (2014-02-14)

  • Updating test harness




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