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  1. Puppet
  2. PUP-6937

Puppet epp not working with parameters on version 4.8

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    • Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Normal
    • Resolution: Incomplete
    • PUP 4.8.0
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    Description

      Hello,

      We have been using puppet for several years now and up until now we have not tried to use parameters in puppet templates.

      I tried to implement a simple example:

      <%-| $x, $y, $z='this is a default value' |-%>
      

      However, each time I try to validate it or put it in use in our Dev environment, I get this error:
      Error: Syntax error at '|' at puppet/modules/<module_name>/templates/<template_name>.conf.epp:111:4
      Error: Errors while validating epp

      I try to validate the template with:
      puppet epp validate <template_name>

      And use the template in a class with the following code:

        file { '<file>':
          ensure  => file,
          content => epp('profile/<module>/<file>.conf.epp')
        }
      

      I have been troubleshooting this issue but I cannot see any error made on my side. It is as if puppet does not realizes the syntax.

      Any help will be appreciated.

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            mihail.mihaylov@tradeo.com Mihail Mihaylov
            mihail.mihaylov@tradeo.com Mihail Mihaylov
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