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Code manager setup - pulling strange modules directory

asked 2016-07-12 15:17:18 -0600

jcreek gravatar image

I have setup PE 2016.1.2.0 with code manager. I followed the online documentation

Everything seems to work fine except:

In each of my environments under /etc/puppetlabs/code/environments (e.g. ..../dev, .../production, etc.) there is a modules directory with several modules like concat, firewall, mysql, etc. Those modules are not in my control repo. When I create a new file (or directory other than modules) in my environments/environmentname (e.g. .../environments/dev) directory in my git repo then do a puppet-code deploy dev -w, it pulls those files and directories down fine. But if I put something in the modules directory in my git repo, then do a puppet-code deploy dev -w, it ignores what is in the git repo in the modules directory.

Where did this modules directory come from and how do I get rid of/alter it with puppe-code?



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answered 2016-07-12 16:08:07 -0600

lupin gravatar image

Do you have Puppetfile in your control repo? Must have been define in there.

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Arrg! Forgot about the Puppetfile. Thanks!

jcreek gravatar imagejcreek ( 2016-07-18 08:30:55 -0600 )edit

answered 2016-07-13 04:57:28 -0600

smbambling gravatar image

If you do have a Puppetfile with the needed modules listed I believe the behavior is to only create a modules directory with the specified modules in the Puppetfile checked out.

If you want to have 'static' modules that are included inside your control repo ( we imbed both the roles and profiles modules inside the control repo) you can update the environment.conf to include another module path in addition to the modules folder in the /etc/puppetlabs/code/environments/$environment path

Here we have out role and profile modules under the site directory structure ```

List of directories Puppet will read modules from

modulepath = ./site:./modules:$basemodulepath ```

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