[Pkg-puppet-devel] puppet version management

Nigel Kersten nigel at explanatorygap.net
Thu Jul 29 22:47:42 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 11:39 AM, Stig Sandbeck Mathisen <ssm at debian.org> wrote:
> Nigel Kersten <nigel at explanatorygap.net> writes:
>> Hang on, this sounds like a misconception.
>> Any version of the Puppet server should support a client of the same
>> version or older.
>> What combinations is this not the case for?
> From memory, a 0.25.5 (or thereabouts) puppet master and a 0.24.4 or
> older puppet agent would not work well together.
> The agent would connect to the master, but not be able to handle the
> complete manifest we use at work.  It would in most cases fail silently,
> or in at least one case display strange dependency messages.

Huh. It looks like they changed their promise of support. I was
running 0.24.x clients quite happily against a 0.25.x server, but not
with those versions.

I retract my claim of a misconception then :)

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>                      ooo, shiny!
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