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2020-11-05
Rex-1.13.1

Happy 10th birthday, Rex!

The Rex-1.13.1 release is now available on CPAN. It is focusing on CMDB bugfixes and documentation, while also fixing a missing feature flag. Upgrade is recommended for all users.

2020-10-05
Rex-1.13.0

The Rex-1.13.0 release is now available on CPAN. It adds on_no_change hooks for file management commands to trigger further actions when files are left unchanged. Upgrade is recommended for all users.

2020-09-05
Rex-1.12.2

The Rex-1.12.2 release is now available on CPAN. It fixes various regressions, as well as bugs around file management. Upgrade is highly recommended for all users.

2020-08-05
Rex-1.12.1

The Rex-1.12.1 release is now available on CPAN. It adds documentation for feature flags, and fixes a release packaging issue.

2020-07-05
Rex-1.12.0

The Rex-1.12.0 release is now available on CPAN. It adds support for local rsync operations, improves tab completion for Bash and Zsh, and fixes related bugs. It also discontinues support for running Rex on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and older versions since both mainstream and extended support has already ended for these products.

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Release notes for 0.44

Common

task "test", sub { say "hello world"; };

Possible formatting options:

For example:

use Rex::Hook;
use Data::Dumper;

register_function_hooks {
    before => {
        file => sub {
            print Dumper( \@_ );
            print "before file\n";
            return;
        },
        create_user => sub {
            print "before create_user\n";
            die;
        },
    },
    after => {
        file => sub {
            print "after file\n";
        },
        create_user => sub {
            print "after create_user\n";
        },
    }
};

task prepare => sub { };

task prepare => sub { };

task "prepare", sub { run "this-command-fails"; };

Bugfixes

Community modules

set backup_location => "backup/%h";

task yourtask => sub { file "/etc/foo.conf", content => "new content\n"; };

Package repository

This is the first release build with the new build system on build.rexify.org. Due to this fact the following repository URLs have changed:

Please see the Get Rex page for the new URLs.

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