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Re: copy:?


From: Mark . Burgess
Subject: Re: copy:?
Date: Tue, 4 May 2004 23:20:38 +0200 (MEST)

You could implement a method to do this!

M

On  4 May, Tod Oace wrote:
> On May 4, 2004, at 08:42, Mike wrote:
> 
>> My site has many shell scripts that I want preserved
>> in CVS. My first thought was to do a 'cvs co' on each
>> server prior to running cfagent, then copy files to
>> the proper locations as necessary.
> 
> I have a cfengine master and several cfengine slaves. My master does 
> "cvs co" into /var/cfengine/cvsexport/ and my slaves copy: that. 
> Clients copy: from the slaves.
> 
>> Now I'm wondering
>> about using cfservd with cfagent to get the files
>> directly from the cvshost.
> 
> Seems like it would be cool if cfengine knew how to copy out of CVS 
> repositories directly. It seems like it would help with rolling out new 
> versions of things out in a controlled manner. On the other hand, 
> having the separate checkout directory is simple and is working fine 
> for me.
> 
>> I guess I need to do a
>> 'cvs co' from cron with some frequency to keep the
>> repository for cfservd current, or is there another
>> way?
> 
> My master updates its own cvs workspace every time its cfagent runs. I 
> also have CVS run cfagent every time a change is checked in. And I use 
> cfrun to have the slaves update whenever the master updates. I have 
> cron run cfexecd every half hour. There are quirks here and there, but 
> overall it's working out very nicely.
> 
> My update.conf includes the following. I would love to see any ideas 
> for improvement!
> 
> control:
>          cvs_dir         = ( /var/cfengine/cvsexport )
> 
> 
> shellcommands:
>          master::
>                  "/usr/bin/cvs -d /var/cvsroot -q checkout ." 
> chdir=${cvs_dir}
>                  "/usr/local/sbin/cfrun -S -T -- --silent -- slave 
>  >/dev/null"
> 
> copy:
>          slave::
>                  ${cvs_dir}
>                          dest=${cvs_dir}
>                          server=${server}
>                          recurse=inf
>                          trustkey=on
>                          purge=on
>                          backup=false
>                          timestamps=preserve
>                          inform=on
> 
> 
>> Mike
> 



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