[chef] Re: chefonic way to do apt-get update

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  • From: Larry Wright < >
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  • Subject: [chef] Re: chefonic way to do apt-get update
  • Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2012 08:31:24 -0500

I'm not sure what you're goal is with that, but if it's just to ensure that it's run regularly, check out the Opscode apt cookbook: https://github.com/opscode-cookbooks/apt

It ensures that apt-get update is run at least once per day.

Larry Wright
Argonaut Labs, LLC

On Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 8:21 AM, David Montgomery wrote:


what is the chef way for running apt-get update in a recipe?

for now I am using:

execute "apt_update" do
command "apt-get update"
action :run

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