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Re: Module variables being set late


From: Mark . Burgess
Subject: Re: Module variables being set late
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2004 21:45:07 +0100 (MET)


On  7 Jan, Wheeler, John wrote:
>>If you
>> follow
>> the suggested structure and use cfagent.conf only to import the
> content
>> of the configuration, then it never matters that imports are done "at
> the
>> end".
> [Wheeler, John] 
> I didn't realize this was a limitation/feature/characteristic/property
> (i.e. don't read into the adjective) of cfengine. I have many nested
> imports of cfengine some as deep as 5 levels. 
> 
> Is this bad? Will this fail with future releases of cfengine?

No - nesting is ok. But the nesting is evaluated linearly.
Nested evaluation is technically challenging and not something
I want to spent time on.

M

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