2023-04-28: Content & Tooling Team Status Update

Puppet 8 is here!!

Puppet 8 finally arrived on Tuesday and it’s rocking our entire infrastructure. We’ll be eagerly waiting to hear some opinions about our newest release!

Puppet 8 support

We are hitting our final milestones in the update process of all our modules. However, the final boss, Stdlib, is still in our sights and very much putting up a fight. Some other modules are also causing a ruckus but we expect to be able to sort them out fairly soon and get back to work unto other exciting projeects.

Bug bashing in Stdlib

Wanted to share a special thanks to Marty Ewings, who raised up a suggestion to start a bug bash session to help our team to address the removal of long deprecated functions within our Stdlib module. Also want to extend this thank you to smortex, bastelfreak, ekohl and alexjfisher for not only following up with this session but also lending a hand in reviewing/merging many PRs during this period of work overload.

Community Contributions

We’d like to thank the following people in the Puppet Community for their contributions over this past week:

New Module / Gem Releases

The following modules were released this week: