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`knife cookbook metadata from` is a lie #8798

jaymzh opened this issue Aug 7, 2019 · 2 comments


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commented Aug 7, 2019


knife help shows two different some commands: knife cookbook metadata and knife cookbook metadata from... but the later doesn't seem to really exist, using it what you get is knife cookbook metadata looking for a cookbook named from.

Chef Version

Chef Workstation version: 0.7.4
Chef Infra Client version: 15.1.36
Chef InSpec version: 4.7.3
Test Kitchen version: 2.2.5
Foodcritic version: 16.1.1
Cookstyle version: 5.0.0

Platform Version

Ubuntu 18.04

Replication Case

knife cookbook metadata from path/to/metadata.rb


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commented Aug 8, 2019

yeah that is some horribly ancient pre-berkshelf / pre-stove API


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commented Aug 14, 2019

Fix is provided in #8812

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