Defined Type: env::alternative

Defined in:
puppet/modules/env/manifests/alternative.pp

Overview

Define: env::alternative

Control symbolic links in the Debian alternatives system.

Parameters

alternative

The generic name for the master link.

symlink

The name of the alternative's symlink in the alternatives directory.

target

The alternative being introduced for the master link.

priority

Numeric priority to assign to this target.

Examples

env::alternative { 'set_default_php_to_hhvm':
  alternative => 'php',
  target      => '/usr/bin/hhvm',
  priority    => 20,
}

Parameters:

  • alternative (Any)
  • target (Any)
  • priority (Any)
  • symlink (Any) (defaults to: "/usr/bin/${alternative}")


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# File 'puppet/modules/env/manifests/alternative.pp', line 27

define env::alternative(
    $alternative,
    $target,
    $priority,
    $symlink = "/usr/bin/${alternative}",
) {
    if !defined( Exec["clear_alternatives_${alternative}"] ) {
        exec { "clear_alternatives_${alternative}":
            command => '/bin/true',
            unless  => "update-alternatives --remove-all ${alternative} || true",
        }
    }

    exec { "install_alternative_${title}":
        command => '/bin/true',
        unless  => "update-alternatives --install ${symlink} ${alternative} ${target} ${priority}",
        require => Exec["clear_alternatives_${alternative}"],
    }
}