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Re: copy action trigger another action


From: Luke A. Kanies
Subject: Re: copy action trigger another action
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2003 19:41:50 -0600 (CST)

On Thu, 9 Jan 2003 address@hidden wrote:

> The cfengine religion says that all possible actions should be convergent.
> You choose the policy yourself,
>
> i) update by time comparison
> ii) update by byte comparison
> iii) update by checksum comparison
>
> Definition occurs iff a file is copied. This is the only
> behaviour that makes sense to me.

Hey, I couldn't agree more.  I just swear I could remember seeing
update.cf causing the cfengine binaries to be copied more than once, even
though I knew they hadn't changed.

I must be mistaken, though; thanks.

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