Chef Client 12.3.0 Release Candidate


#1

Ohai Chefs!

We’ve just released the first Release Candidate for Chef 12.3.0. A more
detailed blog post will be available with the final release, however for
now, some of the highlights from the release notes [1] are below:

  • Socketless Chef Zero Local Mode
  • Minimal Ohai Flag
  • Dynamic Resource Resolution

For more information on these changes, see the release notes [1]. For a
more complete list of changes, see the changelog [2]

We’d love to get your feedback on this RC. There are many ways to get it:

As always, if you run into any problems, please file them on Github [3].
Thanks!

[1] https://github.com/chef/chef/blob/12.3-stable/RELEASE_NOTES.md
[2] https://github.com/chef/chef/blob/12.3-stable/CHANGELOG.md
[3] https://github.com/chef/chef/issues/new


#2

Hi Thom,

Couldn’t find 12.3.0.rc.0 on RubyGems yet:
https://rubygems.org/gems/chef/versions

Is that by intent? (i.e. omnibus only release?)

Cheers,
Torben

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 3:46 PM, Thom May thom@chef.io wrote:

Ohai Chefs!

We’ve just released the first Release Candidate for Chef 12.3.0. A more
detailed blog post will be available with the final release, however for
now, some of the highlights from the release notes [1] are below:

  • Socketless Chef Zero Local Mode
  • Minimal Ohai Flag
  • Dynamic Resource Resolution

For more information on these changes, see the release notes [1]. For a more
complete list of changes, see the changelog [2]

We’d love to get your feedback on this RC. There are many ways to get it:

As always, if you run into any problems, please file them on Github [3].
Thanks!

[1] https://github.com/chef/chef/blob/12.3-stable/RELEASE_NOTES.md
[2] https://github.com/chef/chef/blob/12.3-stable/CHANGELOG.md
[3] https://github.com/chef/chef/issues/new


#3

They’re there now.
-Thom

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 4:38 PM, Torben Knerr mail@tknerr.de wrote:

Hi Thom,

Couldn’t find 12.3.0.rc.0 on RubyGems yet:
https://rubygems.org/gems/chef/versions

Is that by intent? (i.e. omnibus only release?)

Cheers,
Torben

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 3:46 PM, Thom May thom@chef.io wrote:

Ohai Chefs!

We’ve just released the first Release Candidate for Chef 12.3.0. A more
detailed blog post will be available with the final release, however for
now, some of the highlights from the release notes [1] are below:

  • Socketless Chef Zero Local Mode
  • Minimal Ohai Flag
  • Dynamic Resource Resolution

For more information on these changes, see the release notes [1]. For a
more
complete list of changes, see the changelog [2]

We’d love to get your feedback on this RC. There are many ways to get it:

As always, if you run into any problems, please file them on Github [3].
Thanks!

[1] https://github.com/chef/chef/blob/12.3-stable/RELEASE_NOTES.md
[2] https://github.com/chef/chef/blob/12.3-stable/CHANGELOG.md
[3] https://github.com/chef/chef/issues/new


#4

Thanks Thom!

On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 11:29 AM, Thom May thom@chef.io wrote:

They’re there now.
-Thom

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 4:38 PM, Torben Knerr mail@tknerr.de wrote:

Hi Thom,

Couldn’t find 12.3.0.rc.0 on RubyGems yet:
https://rubygems.org/gems/chef/versions

Is that by intent? (i.e. omnibus only release?)

Cheers,
Torben

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 3:46 PM, Thom May thom@chef.io wrote:

Ohai Chefs!

We’ve just released the first Release Candidate for Chef 12.3.0. A more
detailed blog post will be available with the final release, however for
now, some of the highlights from the release notes [1] are below:

  • Socketless Chef Zero Local Mode
  • Minimal Ohai Flag
  • Dynamic Resource Resolution

For more information on these changes, see the release notes [1]. For a
more
complete list of changes, see the changelog [2]

We’d love to get your feedback on this RC. There are many ways to get
it:

As always, if you run into any problems, please file them on Github [3].
Thanks!

[1] https://github.com/chef/chef/blob/12.3-stable/RELEASE_NOTES.md
[2] https://github.com/chef/chef/blob/12.3-stable/CHANGELOG.md
[3] https://github.com/chef/chef/issues/new