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Extension of yum package provider to allow command-line options.


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Version information

  • 0.0.1 (latest)
released Jan 28th 2013

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'eshamow-yum_plus', '0.0.1'
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bolt module add eshamow-yum_plus
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install eshamow-yum_plus --version 0.0.1

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eshamow/yum_plus — version 0.0.1 Jan 28th 2013

yum_plus Package Provider


This module adds a new provider, yum_plus, for the package type. When utilized, any arguments passed in the "vendor" attribute will be passed directly to yum, enabling options not currently allowed in the core yum provider.

This breadcrumb was written by Tim Harper (@timcharper on Github) and is being republished here so that it can be easily accessed. Permission to relicense has been granted.


  • This was tested using Puppet 2.6.x and 2.7.x on Centos5/6
  • It should work anywhere that the yum provider currently works


Apache Software License 2.0