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" puppet syntax file
" Filename: puppet.vim
" Language: puppet configuration file
" Maintainer: Luke Kanies <>
" URL:
" Last Change:
" Version:
" Copied from the cfengine, ruby, and perl syntax files
" For version 5.x: Clear all syntax items
" For version 6.x: Quit when a syntax file was already loaded
if version < 600
syntax clear
elseif exists("b:current_syntax")
syn region puppetDefine start="^\s*\(class\|define\|site\|node\)" end="{" contains=puppetDefType,puppetDefName,puppetDefArguments
syn keyword puppetDefType class define site node inherits contained
syn keyword puppetInherits inherits contained
syn region puppetDefArguments start="(" end=")" contains=puppetArgument
syn match puppetArgument "\w\+" contained
syn match puppetArgument "\$\w\+" contained
syn match puppetArgument "'[^']+'" contained
syn match puppetArgument '"[^"]+"' contained
syn match puppetDefName "\w\+" contained
syn match puppetInstance "\w\+\s*{" contains=puppetTypeBrace,puppetTypeName,puppetTypeDefault
syn match puppetTypeBrace "{" contained
syn match puppetTypeName "[a-z]\w*" contained
syn match puppetTypeDefault "[A-Z]\w*" contained
syn match puppetParam "\w\+\s*=>" contains=puppetTypeRArrow,puppetParamName
syn match puppetParamRArrow "=>" contained
syn match puppetParamName "\w\+" contained
syn match puppetVariable "$\w\+"
syn match puppetVariable "${\w\+}"
syn match puppetParen "("
syn match puppetParen ")"
syn match puppetBrace "{"
syn match puppetBrace "}"
syn region puppetString start=+"+ skip=+\\\\\|\\"+ end=+"+ contains=puppetVariable
syn keyword puppetBoolean true false
syn keyword puppetKeyword import inherits include
syn keyword puppetControl case default
" comments last overriding everything else
syn match puppetComment "\s*#.*$" contains=puppetTodo
syn keyword puppetTodo TODO NOTE FIXME XXX contained
" Define the default highlighting.
" For version 5.7 and earlier: only when not done already
" For version 5.8 and later: only when an item doesn't have highlighting yet
if version >= 508 || !exists("did_puppet_syn_inits")
if version < 508
let did_puppet_syn_inits = 1
command -nargs=+ HiLink hi link <args>
command -nargs=+ HiLink hi def link <args>
HiLink puppetVariable Identifier
HiLink puppetBoolean Boolean
HiLink puppetType Identifier
HiLink puppetDefault Identifier
HiLink puppetKeyword Define
HiLink puppetTypeDefs Define
HiLink puppetComment Comment
HiLink puppetString String
HiLink puppetTodo Todo
" HiLink puppetBrace Delimiter
" HiLink puppetTypeBrace Delimiter
" HiLink puppetParen Delimiter
HiLink puppetDelimiter Delimiter
HiLink puppetControl Statement
HiLink puppetDefType Define
HiLink puppetDefName Type
HiLink puppetTypeName Statement
HiLink puppetTypeDefault Type
HiLink puppetParamName Identifier
HiLink puppetArgument Identifier
delcommand HiLink
let b:current_syntax = "puppet"
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