I’ve gotten a provider for the ‘package’ resource working for
OpenIndiana/Solaris 11’s pkg packaging system. Pending getting it
accepted into Chef, I’ve packaged it as a cookbook containing the
The cookbook also contains a LWRP for managing pkg publisher
definitions. The README shows how to use the packaging provider.
I’ve also updated my branch of Chef that has IPS-provider support with
the latest version of the provider found in the cookbook:
I’d still appreciate any help with the issue that when the provider is
integrated into Chef directly chef-client complains “uninitialized
constant Chef::Provider::Group::Suse”. No issues with the provider
when delivered in cookbook form.