Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
I do hate cfengine (probably party due to the way it's set
up here), and I do not consider puppet to be a good alternative,
mostly because it's "yet another config language" and because it's
written in ruby.
Well.... I personally think that puppet being written in Ruby is a
However, puppet itself is not Ruby; it is only developed in Ruby. Ruby
is also used extensively for the FreeBSD portsupgrade tool and for
Ruby on Rails. I suspect its more widely used than most realize, and
if I'm not mistaken, Ruby is included in one or more of the standard
Red Hat installs.
I must admit that the creation of my first customized Red Hat
installation CDROMs was largely done to include Ruby v1.4....