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Tyler Ball


Resolving errors with MacOS Catalina Installer

[Edited with updates October 11, 2019] UPDATE: We have notarized all our packages available for MacOS Catalina. Downloading and installing these packages should no longer cause an error. With the release of MacOS Catalina (10.15) we have become aware of an issue with our omnibus based installers.

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Chef Client 12.7 Released

We just released Chef Client 12.7.2 and it is available via the downloads page. Here are some highlights of this release: Updates to versioning specification We recently updated the versioning specification in our release process to facilitate faster releases with lower risk between each release.

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ChefDK 0.10.0 Released

Greetings!  We released ChefDK 0.10.0 today and it can be obtained from our downloads page. This release includes the following new/updated dependencies: InSpec version 0.9.2 Kitchen InSpec version 0.9.0 Knife Windows 1.1.1 Chef Provisioning 1.5.0 Chef Provisioning AWS 1.6.

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ChefDK 0.5.1 Released

Greetings! Just a quick note here – we released ChefDK 0.5.1 which contains a fix for the `chef diff` command raising an `undefined_method` error. It also updates the embedded Chef from version 12.2.1 to 12.3.0. This fixes the issue I highlighted in the 0.5.0 release blog post where OSX users should not use Chef 12.2.

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ChefDK 0.5.0 Released

Greetings! We have released ChefDK 0.5.0.  It can be downloaded for all supported systems at https://downloads.chef.io/chef-dk/ The full list of changes is available in the changelog, but I wanted to highlight some noteable changes below: Policyfiles Native API Mode This release adds a lot of support for the Policyfile workflow.

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ChefDK 0.4.0 Released!

Ohai Chefs! Today we released ChefDK 0.4.0. As promised in an earlier blog post, this release includes the latest stable version of Chef Client. Other than that, we’ve gone through and updated a lot of packages that ship with ChefDK.  These include: chef 12.0.3 chefspec 4.2.0 chef-provisioning 0.18 chef-provisioning-aws 0.2.1 chef-provisioning-fog 0.12 chef-vault 2.4.

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Chef Client Repo Force Push to Master – Post Mortem Followup

Ohai Chefs! On December 1st we held the public post mortem for our force push to master issue. We briefly covered what happened, the timeline of events and then talked about ways we could prevent this in the future.

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Chef Client Repo Force Push to Master – Post Mortem

Ohai Chefs! On November 19th a Chef branch was accidentally force pushed to master on Github, causing existing pull requests to include unnecessary diffs. We discovered the issue, rolled the git tree back to the correct state, and applied the commits which were originally meant to be included.

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