$alias is a metaparam - using it as a variable name results in:
authorJamie McClelland <jm@mayfirst.org>
Thu, 24 Mar 2011 15:58:06 +0000 (11:58 -0400)
committerJamie McClelland <jm@mayfirst.org>
Thu, 24 Mar 2011 15:58:06 +0000 (11:58 -0400)
commit3ac7106d38966452757d10dcff0f84c6e0a90409
treebc3049137add214a12542efbd09faad067d5a15c
parenta81984c77ed1efb56e978d8b5050b6c3ec409d80
$alias is a metaparam - using it as a variable name results in:

remote: warning: alias is a metaparam; this value will inherit to all contained resources

When running puppet with --verbose
manifests/defines/module_file.pp