[Pkg-puppet-devel] Bug#573430: Bug#573430: provide $vardir/modules

martin f krafft madduck at debian.org
Fri Mar 12 21:03:18 UTC 2010

also sprach Mathias Gug <mathiaz at ubuntu.com> [2010.03.12.1738 +0100]:
> > /var/lib/puppet/modules is simply a canonical location to give
> > modules space for dyanmically managed files.
> IIRC modules/ are actually puppet classes, manifests, files and
> templates. They're *not* dynamically generated by puppet when
> compiling a manifest. They're put in place by the system
> administrator from various ressources (either repositories
> checkouts or by writing modules himself). 

The directory is not to hold modules, but for modules to use it as
scratch space. We could call it for-modules or
modules-scratch-space, but that's a bit long and awkward, especially
since this is not part of the user interface.

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