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News

2021-07-05
Rex-1.13.4

The Rex-1.13.4 release is now available on CPAN. It contains documentation updates, and a fix for inconsistent behavior between the content and source options of the file command.

2021-03-05
Rex-1.13.3

The Rex-1.13.3 release is now available on CPAN. It contains documentation updates, and a fix for debconf parsing. Behind the scenes, CI was migrated over to GitHub Actions as well.

2020-12-05
Rex-1.13.2

The Rex-1.13.2 release is now available on CPAN. It contains only documentation updates, mostly for the built-in template capabilities, but also fixes a few typos.

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.

Events

2021-03-08
Learning automation using Rex

Ferenc Erki (FErki) will be the guest of Gábor Szabó on the next Code Maven live stream to learn about automation using Rex. Register for the free event via Code Maven or Meetup, and join the discussion!

2020-03-05
Unexpected use cases with Rex

Unexpected use cases with Rex at the 22nd German Perl/Raku Workshop 2020 in Erlangen by Ferenc Erki (FErki).

2019-11-09
Rex & Friends

Rex & Friends talk at the Barcelona Perl & Friends 2019 by Ferenc Erki (FErki).

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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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