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Adventures in Puppet: Tangled Strings

Aug 06, 2010, 01:35 (0 Talkback[s])


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"I am trying to do as much management on my new VM servers as possible with Puppet, but these are machines I still frequently log on to, and not everything is managed by Puppet, so it's entirely possible that in a fit of forgetfulness I will start editing a file that Puppet is managing and then be annoyed when my changes are lost next time Puppet runs. Since prior preparation and planning prevents pitifully poor performance, I decided to do something about this.

"Thus, I present a VIM plugin called TangledStrings, which I'm distributing as a Vimball (.vba) you can download from its project page on Launchpad. For more information on Vimball formatted plugins, see this page. To install the plugin, simply:

* vim tangledstrings.vba
* Follow the instructions from Vimball to type: :so %"

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