Building Opscode Chef 0.8.x from HEAD of the git repo

Update: I am having problems using the chef dev tools/client from the HEAD of the chef git repository with the Opscode Alpha Server service. I’m not sure if its me or if the latest versions of the chef client from HEAD is compatible with the Alpha Server Service. So the following is still useful for [...] [...]

HOWTO: Install iClassify on Ubuntu and Mac OS X Leopard

Update: The folks who developed iClassify have come out with a total framework that is an alternative to iClassify/Puppet called opscode-chef. I will be looking into that soon and not do anymore work with iClassify (unless Chef turns out to suck or something, but at first glance it looks pretty good!). [After playing with Chef, [...] [...]