cdist-new-type - Man Page

Create new type skeleton

Synopsis

cdist-new-type TYPE-NAME AUTHOR-NAME AUTHOR-EMAIL [TYPE-BASE-PATH]

Description

cdist-new-type is a helper script that creates new type skeleton. It is then up to the type author to finish the type.

It creates skeletons for the following files:

Upon creation it prints the path to the newly created type directory.

Arguments

TYPE-NAME

Name of the new type.

AUTHOR-NAME

Type author's full name.

AUTHOR-NAME

Type author's email.

TYPE-BASE-PATH

Path to the base directory of the type. If not set it defaults to '$PWD/type'.

Examples

# Create new type __foo in ~/.cdist directory.
$ cd ~/.cdist
$ cdist-new-type '__foo' 'Foo Bar' 'foo.bar at foobar.org'
/home/foo/.cdist/type/__foo

See Also

cdist(1)

Authors

Steven Armstrong <steven-cdist--@--armstrong.cc>
Darko Poljak <darko.poljak--@--ungleich.ch>

Copying

Copyright (C) 2019 Steven Armstrong, Darko Poljak. Free use of this software is granted under the terms of the GNU General Public License v3 or later (GPLv3+).

Info

Dec 21, 2020 6.9.4 cdist