Facter Release notes


This page documents the history of the Facter 3.7 series.

Facter 3.7.1

Released July 19, 2017.

This is a minor bug fix release to Facter, containing only two issues.

Facter 3.7.0

Released June 26, 2017.

This version of Facter is included in the Puppet agent 5.0.0 release.

Bug fixes

  • FACT-1579: Running on Devuan, the operatingsystem fact would return Linux. It now properly returns Devuan.

  • FACT-1268: Timeout for retrieving EC2 facts has been increased from 200ms to 600ms.

  • FACT-1544: Cache files are now deleted once their associated entry in the TTL list in the config file is removed.

  • FACT-1455: Facter now correctly returns the id fact when a group file entry is larger than 1KiB.

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