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Add MODULE support to DNF package provider

DNF modules allow you to install curated sets or packages for a specific scenarios/solutions. The packages are versioned together to ensure you get a stable solution.


Our current dnf_package provider doesn't explicitly support modules (though there is a workaround by abusing options).

See https://github.com/chef/chef/issues/9220 for a discussion and use cases


  • Richard Nixon
  • Aug 13 2021
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