(R)?ex the friendly automation framework



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.


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


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.

Rex on StackShare

Thanks to the support from their amazing team, Rex is now listed on StackShare.


The Rex-1.11.0 release is now available on CPAN. It enhances the behaviour of sysctl and file management, fixes bugs about group management and OpenSSH connection options, and clarifies quite a bit of documentation.



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Release notes for 0.44


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";
⁠        },
⁠    }


Community modules

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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