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Mastering Chef Provisioning by Earl Waud

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Setting up a standard Chef repo

Ever Chef workstation has at least one Chef repository. The Chef repo is where all working copies of the cookbooks, recipes, templates, and so on live. It is where you do your development work. It is from where you check your work into your source code repository, and it is from where you upload your work to the Chef server.

Let's take a look at how to set up a new empty Chef repo on your new ChefDK-installed workstation.

Using the Chef tool for Chef repo

Another benefit of the new Chef command-line tool is that it will create a standard chef repo for you. You no longer need to download or clone a starter repo from GitHub. You can use the chef generate command to create your new repo. Let's take a look at the chef ...

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