[arch-dev-public] News announcement for Puppet 4

Jonathan Steel mail at jsteel.org
Wed May 13 17:40:43 UTC 2015

On Sat 18 Apr 2015 at 22:36, Jonathan Steel wrote:
> Hi,
> Puppet 4 has been released and will require manual intervention. I'll push
> a package to [community-testing] soon, but I think this is worthy of a news
> announcement before hitting [community]. I'm in two minds about keeping a
> puppet3 package around, some users may want to stick with that for now; I
> would be interested to hear some opinions.
>   Puppet 4 has been released and breaks compatibility with version 3.
>   Therefore users will need to upgrade a server to Puppet 4 before updating
>   their clients. Note that if only a Puppet 4 server is available, Puppet 3
>   clients will not work. Also a number of locations for things have changed
>   including the config, manifest and module files. You will need to follow
>   upgrade instructions for your servers and clients:
>   https://docs.puppetlabs.com/puppet/4.0/reference/upgrade_server.html
>   https://docs.puppetlabs.com/puppet/4.0/reference/upgrade_agent.html
> [...]


puppet-4.0.0-2 has been in [community-testing] for three weeks without any
complaints so I would like to move it to [community], to replace puppet 3.

Could someone post (or comment on) the news announcement?


Jonathan Steel
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