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Re: list iteration?


From: Mike
Subject: Re: list iteration?
Date: Mon, 03 May 2004 20:11:26 -0000
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In article <address@hidden>, Luke A. Kanies wrote:
> On Mon, 3 May 2004, Mike wrote:
> 
>> What about the second part? In an editfiles: section how do you add
>> to the variable such that the variable has new things to iterate
>> over in the shellcommands: section?
> 
> The only way to do that is to set a class in editfiles and then react to
> that in control:
> 
> control:
>   AddInstallable = ( dosomething )
> 
> editfiles:
>   { /path/to/file
>     HashCommentLinesMatching "127.0.0.1"
>     Define "dosomething"
>   }
> 
> control:
>   dosomething::
>     var = ( newvalue )
> 
> shellcommands:
>   "/bin/do something ${var}"
> 
> The only ways to set variables in cfengine are in the control action or
> via methods or modules.
> 

Thanks, that's what I felt was the answer.
I did find the BeginGroupIfDefined/EndGroup that should allow me
to update /ChangeLog from within editfiles:.

Mike


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