We are using Puppet to manage the configuration for VMs for our development and
production Galaxy instances. We would like to be able to specify tool shed
tools and their revisions and have Puppet ensure that they are installed. Our
Puppet code makes use of the "install_tool_shed_repositories.py" script and a
script based on that which checks to see whether a particular tool and revision
We are finding that if we don't specify the latest revision of a tool that the
"install_tool_shed_repositories.py" script fails. Is this what others
I know other sites are doing configuration management with Ansible. What
approach are these sites taking for ensuring tools are installed or are these
sites doing the tool installations outside of configuration management?
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Information Management and Technology
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