Knife plugin for Chef to draw dependency graphs for roles that have become spaghetti.
This plugin requires on Graphviz, and should be installed prior to installing the plugin.
Graphviz may be obtained through a variety of methods. On OSX an easy method is via Homebrew:
$ brew install graphviz
Gem install, via RubyGems:
$ gem install knife-role-spaghetti
NOTE: Ensure that your
knife.rb has the
role_path setting configured.
Since this is a Knife plugin, execution should be performed in your Chef repository.
$ knife role spaghetti
with no arguments should result in a new file named
role-spaghetti.png in your
$ knife role spaghetti "/tmp/someotherfilename.png"
will place the file in the specified location.
knife role spaghetti -h for more options.
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Running through the neato renderer (with the
-N switch) produces this image:
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- Fork it
- Create your feature branch (
git checkout -b my-new-feature)
- Test your changes (
- Commit your changes (
git commit -am 'Added some feature')
- Push to the branch (
git push origin my-new-feature)
- Create new Pull Request
- Updated CLI banner to reflect that filename is not required, renamed for clarity
- Improved handling cases where a role contains recipes named the same as the role
- Added handling for roles in JSON format
- Initial commit
Author:: Mike Fiedler (email@example.com) Copyright:: Copyright (c) 2012 Mike Fiedler License:: Apache License, Version 2.0
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