Currently, we use Packer 0.7.5 on Mac. This doesn't support the us-east-2 AWS region, among other things.
To do this properly, we have conflicting dependencies on the mac agents that will need to be resolved. In particular, our current maven cookbook depends on ark < 1, while any of the needed packer cookbooks depend on ark > 1.
Currently, packer is not in the runlist. I was able to hackily upgrade packer to 1.0.0 by uploading chef-packer-0.6.0 and running chef piecemeal: chef-client -o "recipe[packer]" -j [json] with the following json:
but leaving this open until we can properly get all our cookbooks to play nicely.
we have moved off the mac agents, and are using packer 1.0.0 on the vmx agents