These are the new features, resolved issues, and deprecations in this version of Facter.
Released 16 July 2019 and shipped with Puppet Platform 6.4.3.
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YYMM. On Windows 10-1511-x86_64, the release ID is not displayed, as is not present in the registry.
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- This release fixes an issue with Facter gem installation errors, which occurred because Facter was pinned to Ruby 2.1.7. The pinned Ruby version is now 2.1. FACT-1918
- Prior to this release, Facter returned warnings
ip route showoutput was not in a key-value format. Because this format does not apply to all configurations, Facter no longer returns warnings about it. FACT-1916
- Previously, the
mountpointfact showed only temporary file systems and physical mounts. Now Facter returns mount points for all mounts on the system. FACT-1910
- This release adds support for Virtuzzo Linux facts. FACT-1888
Released 16 April 2019 and shipped with Puppet Platform 6.4.1.
This release adds the "Facter.reset" method to Java bindings to enable running Bolt under JRuby. FACT-1914
Released 26 March 2019 and shipped with Puppet Platform 6.4.0.
This release fixes an issue where the
dhcpfact failed on Red Hat 8 (beta). Because Red Hat 8 is a beta version, not all functions are verified to work correctly. FACT-1906
Released 26 March 2019 and shipped with Puppet Platform 6.4.3
Previously, Facter incorrectly reported operating system facts (such as
os.release) on Ubuntu systems that did not have the
lsb_releaseexecutable. Operating system facts are now resolved without relying on