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Wildcard for Windows Package Name

asked 2013-11-07 11:06:51 -0500

michaelhorka gravatar image

Is it possible to use a wildcard (or regex) for a Windows package name?

Example:

package { 'foo':
  ensure   => installed,
  name     => "Foo Bar ${version} *",
  provider => 'windows'
}
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answered 2013-11-08 09:44:21 -0500

updated 2013-11-08 09:52:19 -0500

I don't believe so. Did you try it and it failed? Take a look here http://docs.puppetlabs.com/windows/writing.html#packagepackage

Due to the name match to the registry entry, I'm going to say it's probably not a valid way to express the name.

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As an aside, there are other package managers for windows that have puppet providers.

rob gravatar imagerob ( 2013-11-08 09:53:37 -0500 )edit

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