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Pythonbrew module for puppet

Currently it only supports installing pythonbrew as user root (systemwide pythonbrew install) and it currently only supports debian/ubuntu based systems.

Tested on squeeze-amd64 with puppet 2.6.6


Pythonbrew lets you easily manage python installs side-by-side without touching the system pythons.

From the website:

pythonbrew is a program to automate the building and installation of Python in the users $HOME.

pythonbrew is inspired by perlbrew and rvm

For more information about pythonbrew, checkout the project website:

Puppet usage:

node default {

exec {'apt-get update':}

Exec { path => "/bin:/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/local/bin" } Package { require => Exec['apt-get update'] }

include pythonbrew

pythonbrew::version {'2.7.2':
user => 'vagrant', # chosing a user doesn't work right now default => 'true', # runs a pythonbrew switch to make it the default



Out of the box it installs pythonbrew with no-tests run (tests more secure, but it takes for ever), and with --enable-shared. Due to problems with pythonbrew, it installed following this procedure: