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Version information

  • 1.0.0 (latest)
  • 0.1.0
released Nov 18th 2015
This version is compatible with:
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Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'waymilky-vim_puppet', '1.0.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add waymilky-vim_puppet
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install waymilky-vim_puppet --version 1.0.0

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waymilky/vim_puppet — version 1.0.0 Nov 18th 2015


Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with puppet
  4. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  5. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how


Module to install basic packages (git, curl, vim, tar) and setup vim plugins to be used for puppet development

Module Description

Puppet class to install all require components to setup puppet development environment. It includes installation of curl, tar, git, vim plugins. puppet should be already installed in the system to be able to run puppet apply. Therefore, it must be run as root user.

This module depends repository for vim plugin installation.


Using puppet module puppet module install waymilky-vim_puppet

  • Install with default parameters:
class {'vim_puppet': }
  • Setup with specific parameters. Example: Disable puppet parser and disable lint warning on vim
 class {'vim_puppet':
   disable_puppet_parser => true,
   show_lint_warning     => false,
  • Standalone setup with default parameters :
puppet apply -e "class {'vim_puppet':}"

What puppet affects

  • Packages - git, vim, tar, curl
  • Directories - /root/.vim (Takes a backup of existing to /root/.vim_backup)
  • Files - /root/.vimrc (Takes a backup of existing to /root/.vimrc)
  • Others - More details in Reference section

Setup Requirements OPTIONAL

Puppet should be already installed


Class Parameters can be overridden for custom need

  • [ disable_puppet_parser ]
    Disables puppet parser validate checks if set to false. Required, Default => false

  • [ disable_puppetlint ] Disables puppet-lint checks if set to false. Required, Default : false

  • [ exec_path ] Exec path used by exec resource Required, Default : [ '/usr/local/bin/', '/bin/', '/usr/bin' ]

  • [ misc_packages ] Array list of other packages required during puppet development Required, Default : ['vim','curl','tar','git']


This project uses and is dependent on below excellent sources:


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