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An experimental chef-github-hook
Latest commit cc1ed9b @adamhjk Adding chef github hook

Chef Github Hook

Will synchronize your chef-repo with a Chef Server.

It assumes that all:

  • Cookbooks
  • Roles
  • Nodes
  • Data Bags
  • Environments

Are controlled via git. Anything not in your repo will be deleted.

Start the service

You can start the service with:

env CHEF_REPO_DIR=YOUR_CHEF_REPO_PATH ./bin/chef-github-hook 

Replace YOUR_CHEF_REPO_PATH with, um.. the path to the chef repo you want to manage. Assumes you have a working .chef/knife.rb file inside that repository.

When github sends you a message..

We will pull the updates from github, checkout the "after" commit in the payload, and synchronize the above.

How does this work for nodes?

We load every node in a loop. If a file exists that is the node name ending with ".rb", we will instance-eval that file in the context of the node we fetched.

How ready is this code?

Not at all. I've actually never even run it. Pretty sure it'll almost work, though.

Is this officially supported by Opscode?

Not at all.


See the LICENSE file - Apache 2. Copyright Adam Jacob.

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