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On 2015-06-02 20:14:19, Chris Fordham wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 7:59 PM, Martey Dodoo <bugs.debian.org@marteydodoo.com>
> wrote:

>     Personally, I think that if third-party software like Chef or Puppet are
>     installed in the base box (with all of their dependencies), it also makes
>     sense to install aptitude so that upgrading packages with Ansible works
>     properly.

I see no sense in installing aptitude to upgrade packages when apt-get is
already there. I just had a quick look into ansible apt module and have to say
it's a bit messy. It's utilising apt-get for dist-upgrade and aptitude for
full-upgrade. Probably this should be pointed out to ansible devs as suboptimal

>  Thats unfortunate, we need to fix this and make them provisionerless and get
> rid of the 'enhancement' approach. Vagrant plugins and inline provisioning
> is the right way to do it (as demonstrated by Chef Software Inc.).

I agree.

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