Re: knife cookbook site install workflow question


We use berkshelf and maintain one git repository per cookbook. That way, multiple people can work on the cookbook just like any software project and berkshelf manages getting any dependent cookbooks for you.


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Eli Klein wrote:
Hello, I’m currently working on a test implementation of chef and have started to run up against some problems with workflow. The main problem I’ve hit is associated with ‘knife cookbook site install’.

This quickly breaks down in a team environment since it relies on local branches to maintain changes that you’ve made to cookbooks that you’ve imported that you then want to upgrade.

I’m curious if others are using this plugin in a team environment and if so, how do you handle the local/remote branching problem?

If others are able to install cookbooks in a similar way while allowing to make local changes and upgrade (and merge) to later versions of the remote cookbook, please let me know how you’re accomplishing this.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions!