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2019-07-02
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.

2019-06-09
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:

2019-05-19
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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2016-06-21

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Release notes for 0.44

Common

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sayformat '%h: %s';

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

Possible formatting options:

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task "ps", "server01", sub {
   my @list = grep { $_->{"ni"} == -5 } ps("command","ni");
};

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my @return = run_batch "batchname", on => "192.168.3.56";

For example:

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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";
      },
   }
};

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sync_up "files/", "/remote/folder", {
   on_change => sub {
      my (@changed_files) = @_;
     # do something
   };
};

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group "dbserver"   => lookup_command("cat ip.list | grep -v -E '^#'");

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set rex_internals => {
   read_buffer_size => 2000,
};

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# Rexfile
use Rex -feature => ['no_path_cleanup'];

task prepare => sub {};

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# Rexfile
use Rex -feature => ['source_profile'];

task prepare => sub {};

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# Rexfile
use Rex -feature => ['exec_autodie'];

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

Bugfixes

Community modules

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 include qw/Rex::Ext::Backup/;

 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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