Puppet Mode is a major mode for GNU Emacs 24 which adds support for the Puppet language. Puppet is a system provisioning and configuration tool by Puppetlabs Inc. This mode supports Puppet 3 and later. Puppet 2 is not explicitly supported anymore, but should mostly work.
This mode needs GNU Emacs 24. It will not work with GNU Emacs 23 and below, or with other flavors of Emacs (e.g. XEmacs).
- Syntax highlighting
- Indentation and alignment of expressions and statements
- Tag navigation (aka
- Manual validation and linting of manifests (see Flycheck for on-the-fly validation and linting)
- Integration with Puppet Debugger
From MELPA or MELPA Stable with M-x package-install RET
puppet-mode. Users of Debian ≥11 and derivatives can
sudo apt install elpa-puppet-mode. Manifest validation and linting support is
enabled by installing the
(source melpa) (depends-on "puppet-mode")
Just visit Puppet manifests. The major mode is enabled automatically for Puppet
manifests with the extension
The following key bindings are available in Puppet Mode:
|C-M-a||Move to the beginning of the current block|
|C-M-e||Move to the end of the current block|
|C-c C-a||Align parameters in the current block|
|C-c C-'||Toggle string quoting between single and double|
|C-c C-;||Blank the string at point|
|C-c C-j||Jump to a
|C-c C-c||Apply the current manifest in dry-run mode|
|C-c C-v||Validate the syntax of the current manifest|
|C-c C-l||Check the current manifest for semantic issues|
|C-c C-z||Launch a puppet-debugger REPL|
|C-c C-r||Send the currently marked region to the REPL|
|C-c C-b||Send the current buffer to the REPL|
For the integration with puppet-debugger to work, the puppet-debugger gem needs
to be installed and available in your
See the instructions on
puppet-debugger's repository on how to install it.
M-x customize-group RET puppet to customize Puppet Mode.
Feel free to ask question or make suggestions in our issue tracker.
Puppet Mode is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
Puppet Mode is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
COPYING for the complete license.