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Old FreeBSD compatibility (for service module) #6123

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This patch provides basic compatibility with FreeBSD 6.3+, at least as far as making the setup and ping modules run properly. Beyond that, file manipulation (lineinfile), service handling and user account creation seem to work.

@mpdehaan mpdehaan added P3 P4 and removed P3 labels Mar 19, 2014
@mpdehaan mpdehaan added the module label Mar 27, 2014
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Thanks very much for your interest in Ansible. It sincerely means a lot to us.

On September 26, 2014, due to enormous levels of contribution to the project Ansible decided to reorganize module repos, making it easier
for developers to work on the project and for us to more easily manage new contributions and tickets.

We split modules from the main project off into two repos, and

If you still would like this pull request merged, we will need your help making this target the new repo. If you do not take any action, this
pull request unfortunately cannot be applied.

We apologize that we are not able to make this transition happen seamlessly, though this is a one-time change and your help is greatly appreciated --
this will greatly improve velocity going forward.

Both sets of modules will ship with Ansible, though they'll receive slightly different ticket handling.

To locate where a module lives between 'core' and 'extras'

Otherwise, if this is a new module:

It may be possible to re-patriate your pull requests automatically, one user-submitted approach for advanced git users
has been suggested at

Additionally, should you need more help with this, you can ask questions on:

Thank you very much!

@mpdehaan mpdehaan closed this Sep 29, 2014
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