[PUP-7329] 'puppet describe' garbles description when there a long lines with no spaces. Created: 2017/03/09  Updated: 2017/06/28  Resolved: 2017/04/12

Status: Closed
Project: Puppet
Component/s: None
Affects Version/s: None
Fix Version/s: PUP 5.0.0

Type: Bug Priority: Normal
Reporter: Sean Griffin Assignee: Sean Griffin
Resolution: Fixed Votes: 0
Labels: resolved-issue-added
Remaining Estimate: Not Specified
Time Spent: Not Specified
Original Estimate: Not Specified

Issue Links:
relates to PUP-4904 puppet describe -s ssh_authorized_key... Closed
Acceptance Criteria:

'puppet describe <type>' produces reasonable output even when the description contains long lines without spaces.

Team: Agent
Release Notes: Bug Fix
Release Notes Summary: The command "puppet describe <type>" generated malformed output if the description was too long.
QA Risk Assessment: Needs Assessment


When a description of a Puppet type, <type>, has long lines with no
spaces, the output from 'puppet describe <type>' is garbled. The
cause of this is an error in a regular expression in

Comment by Josh Cooper [ 2017/04/12 ]

Merged to only master in https://github.com/puppetlabs/puppet/commit/c26b8f04e98529901c0a3a0ec62ef0e237f7eac6

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