marionette

Something like puppet, for the localhost only. (by skx)

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  • Why are there no descent Go or Rust alternatived to Ansible?
    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 3 Feb 2022
    I wrote a simple tool, which is modeled after puppet in terms of syntax. It was mostly an experiment to see what minimum required features are enough to provide something useful - and I settled on a few primitives such as creating files, installing packages, and running commands.

    Despite the minimalism it turned out to be more useful than expected:

    https://github.com/skx/marionette/

    I added extra things, such as the ability to pull docker containers, and clone git repositories, and despite being single-host I'm using it to setup several virtual machines.

  • Ansible 4.0.0 final has been released
    8 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 19 May 2021
    I wrote a proof-of-concept tool, inspired by puppet more than anything, but since it runs locally it is perhaps comparable to ansible too:

    https://github.com/skx/marionette/

    It turns out that three operations suffice for almost 90% of my needs:

    * Populate a file, from a template with variable expansion.

    * Run a shell-command.

    * Install a package.

    I added support for pulling a docker container too, just for fun. Although I never made the effort to pimp/promote it, the tool is stable and useful as-is.

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skx/marionette is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.

The primary programming language of marionette is Go.

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