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Re: Module variables being set late


From: Chip Seraphine
Subject: Re: Module variables being set late
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2004 11:39:26 -0600
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Sounds useful, although if the patch is incorproated it should be controlled 
by a command-line option or something( since it changes behavior).

Unfortunately, this doesn't really address what is breaking me--  the problem 
I'm having is that modules appear to be executing in a sequence that seems at 
odds with the actionsequence definition.

On Wednesday 07 January 2004 17:37, Wipf, Stefan wrote:
> I previously posted a simple patch for nesting imports:
> Sorry, I don't remember which version of cfengine,
> but the patch is simple enough.
>
>
>
> diff parse.c.original parse.c.fix
> 127c127
> < { struct Item *ptr;
> ---
>
> > { struct Item *ptr, *nextptr
>
> 216c216,224
> <    ParseFile(filename,sp);
> ---
>
> >    nextptr = ptr->next;
> >    while (VIMPORT != NULL) { VIMPORT = VIMPORT->next; }
> >    ParseFile(filename,sp);
> >    if (VIMPORT != NULL)
> >       {
> >       ptr->next = VIMPORT;
> >       while (VIMPORT->next != NULL) { VIMPORT = VIMPORT->next; }
> >       VIMPORT->next = nextptr;
> >       }
>
> This patch will change the behavior as follows:
>
> example:
>
> cfagent.conf:
>  import:
>   cf.classes
>   cf.variables
>   cf.main
>
> cf.classes:
>  import:
>   cf.classes1
>   cf.classes2
>   ...
>
> Without the patch:
> importing cf.classes
> importing cf.variables
> importing cf.main
> importing cf.classes1
> importing cf.classes2
>
> With the patch:
> importing cf.classes
> importing cf.classes1
> importing cf.classes2
> importing cf.variables
> importing cf.main
>
> address@hidden wrote:
> > 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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