Inspiration for long term package management

asked 2013-11-28 16:37:14 -0500

geppetto gravatar image

I'm exploring Puppet and over the past weeks have created a nice manifest that installs and configures all applications that I need over the two OS that we use. I can now spin up boxes real fast and keep configuration in sync, and that already solves a major problem!

However, with creating boxes out of the way, maintaining them is still an unknown for me. I'm not yet sure on a good Puppet strategy for managing package updates over a longer time.

Currently, I don't specify package versions, I just 'ensure' what I need to 'installed'. So ... (more)

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Does help answering your question? I'd say this is a duplicate.

Stefan gravatar imageStefan ( 2013-11-28 18:50:31 -0500 )edit


Kai Burghardt gravatar imageKai Burghardt ( 2015-04-04 11:01:48 -0500 )edit