Chef 0.8.14 Release

It’s Chef release time again! This time, we’re skipping 0.8.12 and heading right to 0.8.14 due to a hiccup in our publishing process. Chef 0.8.14 has a huge amount of bug fixes and improvements, thanks to the tireless work of our awesome community. Most importantly, Chef 0.8.14 provides a fix for a privilege escalation vulnerability […]

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Chef 0.8.10 Release

Chef 0.8.10 is upon us. The big news for this release is we updated the version dependencies, so that Merb 1.0.15 is installed. As we upgrade the Chef Server to support Merb 1.1.0, we’ll be updating this version dependency as well (there is a great reason – Ruby 1.9 support!) A special shout out to […]

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Chef 0.8.8 Release

It’s Chef 0.8.8 time, and the big news this release is that we fixed an issue where the remote directory resource was broken for users of Chef Solo. Sorry, guys – we’ve added tests to ensure this won’t happen again in the future. A special thanks to Jason Dusek, Michael Klishin, and Dmitriy Dzema for […]

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Chef 0.8.6 Release

It’s a fast and furious release cycle! We’ve cut Chef 0.8.6 due to a change that accidentally broke users of Fedora – and Ian Meyer from Etsy stepped up and fixed it. His reward is being your Chef 0.8.6 MVP – congratulations, Ian! Kris Rasmussen from Aptana tracked down a bug in the git deployment […]

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Ohai 0.5.0 Release

Ohai! We’ve got a new release of Ohai for you, with a pair of much-needed fixes. The first is by our release MVP Tollef Fog Heen (whose just racking up the MVP’s lately – clearly, he is destined for the Hall of Fame.) Tollef has added support for disabling ohai plugins, which lets people control […]

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Chef 0.8.4 Release

A mere day and some change behind Chef 0.8.2 comes the piping hot Chef 0.8.4! This releases MVP is Tollef Fog Heen, who realized that the validation and web-ui keys were being created with an insecure file permission. His patch fixes that going forward, but make sure you set any existing validation and web-ui keys […]

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Chef 0.8.2 Release

Ladies and gentlemen, on behalf of the entire Chef community, I’m proud to announce the release of Chef 0.8.2. This release marks a major milestone for Chef – we’ve re-factored the Chef Server to support a more robust authentication mechanism, have a completed REST API, made Search a robust and integral feature, added Data Bags, […]

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Ohai 0.4.0 Release

Welcome to Ohai version 0.4.0! Your MVPs for this release are Mark Giammarco for adding SuSE support, and Jan Zimmek for adding ArchLinux support. Thanks, guys! In addition, this version fixes a compatibility issue with the latest version of the JSON gem. Also in this release: greenmoss added a fix for detecting the MAC address […]

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Chef 0.7.16 Release

Welcome to Chef 0.7.16, the “Bryan McLellan is looking out for you” release! 0.7.16 contains only two bug fixes, and both involve chef inappropriately setting file permissions in some cases. Bryan is this releases MVP, for making sure that we got the bug-fix release out the door. The first is CHEF-686, which was discovered and […]

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