[collectd] Chef recpie for collectd (was: http://collectd.org/temp/ContactMe.chef)

Noah Kantrowitz noah at coderanger.net
Fri Feb 8 11:02:25 CET 2013

On Feb 8, 2013, at 1:59 AM, Florian Forster wrote:

> Hi Noah,
> On Fri, Feb 08, 2013 at 01:44:19AM -0800, Noah Kantrowitz wrote:
>> I actually double-checked mine after seeing the notice posted since I
>> know a lot of people use it and I am only doing package installs so it
>> should't be hitting anything on your servers (unless you happen to
>> host an Ubuntu mirror).
> I only CC'ed you as original author of the repository and potential
> maintainer for an "official" version. Your code doesn't do the downloads
> as far as I can tell. Sorry for the confusion.
>> As for standardization, my cookbook was among the earliest for
>> collectd so it got spread out a lot that way, but there are some
>> serious divergences in a few forks so it isn't totally clear what to
>> do.
> I was hoping that people would send PRs for their changes if there is an
> official repository.

It is a question of who's style to adopt though, no clear winner since it is a question of taste in the end.

>> The Chef community site unfortunately doesn't (yet) support
>> github-style namespacing so there can only be one cookbook published
>> there as "collectd"
> Oh, I didn't even know there was something like an official reposiroty
> of Chef cookbooks. Where can I find that?

http://community.opscode.com/cookbooks is similar to PyPI, Rubygems.org, CPAN, etc but for Chef cookbooks.


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