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asked 2014-03-19 11:53:20 -0500

mikek gravatar image

updated 2014-03-19 22:41:38 -0500

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I'm trying to use the automaster.aug lens to change /etc/auto.master I'm having some trouble understanding how it can work in Puppet.

E.g., I want to do something like this:

augeas { "automaster-${name}":
    lens => 'automaster.aug',
    incl => '/etc/auto.master',
    changes => "set /files/etc/auto.master/next() ${mountpoint};
                set /files/etc/auto.master/next()/map /etc/auto.${name}",
    onlyif => "match /files/etc/auto.master/*/map not_include /etc/auto.${name}";

There's no next() function and I'm not sure I can run more than one command. Trouble is the nodes are enumerated, and I'm ... (more)

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Most likely you'll need to repeat this for every node. Is that an option?

spuder gravatar imagespuder ( 2014-03-19 22:48:28 -0500 )edit

Every Augeas node in the automount file? It would be an option if there were a way to determine how many nodes there were and iterate over them. I'm ...(more)

mikek gravatar imagemikek ( 2014-03-20 04:40:46 -0500 )edit

I'm not concerned about which Augeas node in the file has the entry, just that one of them does. The match statement successfully determines that and even outputs the ...(more)

mikek gravatar imagemikek ( 2014-03-20 04:42:15 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-04-06 03:01:19 -0500

Use 01 instead of next (see ).

Also, your Puppet syntax is wrong. changes is an array of commands, not a semi-colon separated list. You can also make use of the context parameter. Finally, the onlyif syntax is wrong, too.

See for the Puppet augeas type reference.

augeas { "automaster-${name}":
    context => '/files/etc/auto.master',
    changes => [
      "set ./01 '${mountpoint}'",
      "set ./01/map '/etc/auto.${name}'",
    onlyif => "match *[.='${mountpoint}' and map='/etc/auto.${name}'] size==0";
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answered 2014-03-20 08:59:42 -0500

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I set aside augeas for this and used an exec.

exec { "echo /auto /etc/auto.${name} >> /etc/auto.master":
    unless => "grep -e '\\/auto\\s\\+\\/etc\\/auto.${name}' /etc/auto.master",

Would still love to know how to do it in augeas, it seems like the right tool for the job, maybe just a little too complex for this kind of change right now.

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