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  1. Puppet
  2. PUP-1590

Replace ParsedFile with Augeas


    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Accepted
    • Priority: Normal
    • Resolution: Unresolved
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      During the Puppet Contributors Summit in Gent a part of the open discussion was spent on thoughts about ParsedFile. The general consensus, even Luke chimed in, is that ParsedFile needs to gtfo.

      There seemed to be a strong desire to replace ParsedFile with Augeas even for Puppet's own internal uses of ParsedFile.

      This would mean a few things:

      • The current integration of augeas needs to change, it needs to become a 'first class' citizen / backend to the file type. This would probably also mean some more radical changes to the file type itself;
      • A lot of providers would break if we just killed ParsedFile;
      • Puppet needs to start using Augeas internally;
      • Packages would need to be updated to depend on Augeas;
      • Augeas needs to get their Windows packaging fixed;
      • ...




            • Assignee:
              eric.sorenson Eric Sorenson
              daenney Daniele Sluijters
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