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  1. Puppet
  2. PUP-9724

Use yum as default provider for Amazon platforms

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    • Team:
      Night's Watch
    • Sprint:
      PR - 2019-06-12
    • Release Notes:
      Enhancement
    • Release Notes Summary:
      Yum is now the default package manager on amazon platforms
    • QA Risk Assessment:
      Needs Assessment

      Description

      Current Behaviour:

      • Due to the fact that Amazon platforms do not have a default provider set, puppet will try to assume what to use which result in trying to install packages using the `gem` provider.

      Desired Behaviour:

      • Amazon platforms should use `yum` provider

      This issue was introduced in PUP-9198 when the yum provider changed from being the default for all redhat osfamilies to only those with OS versions 4-7, as redhat 8 switched to dnf. One unintended consequence was yum was no longer the default provider for amazon since it's osfamily is redhat, but its OS version is 2017.03.

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                • Assignee:
                  gheorghe.popescu Gheorghe Popescu
                  Reporter:
                  gheorghe.popescu Gheorghe Popescu
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