What is Puppet?
Puppet is a platform for configuration management, continuous delivery and IT automation of any application. Puppet is everywhere: in the smallest start-up to some of the world’s largest enterprises. It’s used by tens of thousands of organizations in over 100 countries, from every corner of the technology industry; finance, manufacturing, media and entertainment, retail, healthcare and beyond. Scale your entire business by automating and managing everything from PCs and servers to VMs and containers in hybrid cloud environments with Puppet Enterprise. Puppet works on almost anything, from physical hardware to virtual machines and containers to cloud services - we'll even help you make sure that code out in GitHub is getting deployed correctly.
What is Slackware?
Slackware is a free distribution of Linux. It features a wide range of technology from printing to networking to services, and thanks to its advanced package management system, it’s incredibly easy to install and remove software to match your computer system's needs. Supporting this distribution is very easy, since it is backed up by a large community of developers and users.
Building Slackware package with Puppet via packagecloud
If you’re looking to build Slackware package with Puppet, you can use packagecloud to handle all of your package management and integrations with your CI/CD tools. Packagecloud works with all kinds of packages, not only Slackware packages. As well, you can integrate with all kinds of CI/CD tools, not only Puppet.