It’s way too much pressure to think of something witty or casual to
say in the intro paragraphs of these updates. CHEF notes below:
CHEF-4849 Package resource should implement variables method for use
We like the feature, just two small comments.
We think the name ‘variables’ is missing some context and a more
appropriate name would be ‘response_file_variables’.
Also, we’d prefer if you could update the tests to add a /new/ test
rather than modifying an old test.
CHEF-4848 Cron resource accepts a symbol as
Good News! The tests caught a bug! It seems that in the #weekday
method of the cron provider we check if Integer(arg) < 7. On Ruby
1.8.7, Integer(:somesymbol) returns a very large number. Looks like
we’ll need to fix that up as well.
OHAI-536 turn down chattiness of ip6address detection
Update the tests.
CHEF-4845 Invalid regexp in aix package provider
CHEF-3531 data bags searched by the ‘users’ cookbook can’t have dots
in the value for ‘id’
This looks good. It prompted some discussion about how we
want to deal with client-side validation now that our client and
server codebases don’t share the same validation code.
CHEF-4760 knife diagnostic messages sent to stdout instead of stderr
Yes to the overall idea for Chef 12. We think we can clean up some
of the error output going to STDERR in Chef 11 in a separate patch.