- From: Brad Knowles <
- Cc: Brad Knowles <
- Subject: [chef] Re: ActiveMQ cookbook needs to rev to 5.5.1
- Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 10:07:17 -0500
On Oct 26, 2011, at 9:58 AM, Edward Sargisson wrote:
> Would there be a way to write the cookbooks so they grab their
> external downloads and stash them in a repository.
> Then normal operation would get them from the repository.
I've been told by Opscode personnel that it is Best Current Practice for a
site to set up their own local repo for all the repos & packages that they
depend on, and then to use that local repo during their provisioning process.
However, at least for RPM-based OSes like CentOS, I have not yet found a
chef cookbook for easily mirroring repos. There is the yum-utils package
that can be installed, and it has a reposync tool that it includes, but I
have yet to find any cookbook that has been wrapped around these tools to
make this process more automated.
I just recently started a private discussion with some others in the chef
community on this very subject. I don't know if we'll end up doing a
collaboration or not, or maybe we can just turn up a suitable cookbook that
has already been developed.
But I think we're all in the same boat on that subject, so this is clearly a
community issue that needs to be addressed one way or the other.
SAGE Level IV, Chef Level 0.0.1
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