[CentOS] cfengine vs. puppet

Fri Aug 27 16:01:52 UTC 2010
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

James Hogarth wrote:
> On 27 August 2010 14:41,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>> Stefano Sasso wrote:
>>> 2010/8/27 Ski Dawg <centos at skidawg.org>:
>>>> After spending a little bit of time searching around today, I have run
>>>> across 2 that seem like good options, cfengine and puppet.
>>>> Does anyone have any thoughts about either of these tools? Is there
>> Here's another two cents: first part of last year, I was working with
>> Spacewalk, the released version of RedHat's satellite. While I was
>> fighting it tooth and nail, it went from 0.4 to 0.5. With that
>> experience,
>> I'd say *don't* bother about it....
> Basing your comments on a version 0.4/0.5 that is pretty unfair.

Why? The current CentOS kernel isn't anywhere near the latest, nor is a
fair bit of other stuff in CentOS 5.5. And there are lots of folks running
yr-old releases.
> It is now 1.1 and the user mailing list is active for assistance.

I was on the mailing list. Did they ever put the change to the
documentation that I sent in, that I found, about the settings required to
make Oracle happy to work with it?