(R)?ex the friendly automation framework



The Rex-1.7.1 release is now available on CPAN, fixing a Windows testing issue, and updating some docs.


The Rex-1.7.0 release is now available on CPAN.

Deprecating official Rex packages

As part of our efforts to simplify maintenance around RexOps projects, we have decided to stop building Rex packages on our side. We recommend relying on OS packages maintained by the various distributions in their respective upstream repositories, or to install Rex from CPAN.

Post-migration updates & clean-up

Over the course of the past weeks many clean-ups have been done, reaping the benefits provided by our new Statocles-based site:

New site engine for rexify.org

After months of work on a new site backend, we reached the MVP today for our site to be switched over to a new engine: from now on, our site will be maintained using the static site generator Statocles.



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Professional support is also available.

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Release notes for 0.33


User Management



It is now easier to write independent modules. There is no break in compatibility. Both ways will work. But we suggest to rewrite/move your files.

Old-way module structure:

New module structure:

Converting an old module

It is easy to convert an old module. For the example from above, you just have to move the file "lib/Apache.pm" to "lib/Apache/Module.pm" (no code changes needed). And move the templates to "lib/Apache/templates".

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