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The department is: Chef/Modernize

The full name of the cop is: Chef/Modernize/Definitions

Enabled by default Supports autocorrection Target Chef Version
Enabled No All Versions

In 2016 with Chef Infra Client 12.5 Custom Resources were introduced as a way of writing reusable resource code that could be shipped in cookbooks. Custom Resources offer many advantages of legacy Definitions including unit testing with ChefSpec, input validation, actions, common properties like not_if/only_if, and resource reporting.


Configurable attributes

Name Default value Configurable values
Version Added 5.11.0 String
  • **/definitions/*.rb

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