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puppet-lint failing on autoload

asked 2014-06-04 11:51:19 -0500

RobN gravatar image

updated 2014-06-05 07:54:12 -0500

I am setting up roles and profiles and even copied code directly from the puppet-labs site:


class role {
  include profile::base
}
class role::www inherits role {
  # All WWW servers get tomcat
    include profile::tomcat
}
class role::www::dev inherits role::www {
  include profile::webserver::dev
    include profile::database
}

And puppet-lint fails stating: ERROR: role::www not in autoload module layout on line 5 ERROR: role::www::dev not in autoload module layout on line 10

Can someone please help me understand what lint is finding wrong?

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answered 2014-06-05 15:31:40 -0500

doc75 gravatar image

Actually, this message is telling you that you should follow this rule: http://docs.puppetlabs.com/puppet/lat...

It means that:

  • your module is named role
  • class role::www should be in file role/manifests/www.pp
  • class role::www::dev should be in file role/manifests/www/dev.pp

But in your case, I guess that puppet-lint might not be relevant if your are outside any module and trying to setup your site.

Hope this clarifies.

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