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Where is /usr/bin/puppet from gem installation on SLES12?

asked 2015-05-26 16:30:23 -0500

I have installed puppet from gem on a SLES12 machine (gem install puppet). All the dependencies were installed successfully but the only puppet binary availabe after that is puppet.ruby2.1

# ls -l /usr/bin/pu<tab><tab> pulseaudio puppet.ruby2.1

Any idea what may be wrong?

gem version: 2.4.7 ruby version: 2.1.2p95

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answered 2015-05-27 22:08:14 -0500

updated 2015-05-27 22:10:25 -0500

Does this and this help?

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Not at all pal

Emerson Posadas gravatar imageEmerson Posadas ( 2015-06-02 15:56:49 -0500 )edit

Did you read them though? :) The links explain how gems don't install binaries into /usr/bin whereas you are asking why you can't find the binary /usr/bin/puppet after installing puppet from a gem.

Alex Harvey gravatar imageAlex Harvey ( 2015-06-02 19:28:24 -0500 )edit

Sorry for the late response, my puppet gem installation worked in the past, but I had this behavior on SLES. But actually you were right, while doing a strace I see that there's no binary put on /usr/bin

Emerson Posadas gravatar imageEmerson Posadas ( 2015-06-03 09:38:27 -0500 )edit

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