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RE: Locking for temporary ad-hoc changes?


From: Wil Cooley
Subject: RE: Locking for temporary ad-hoc changes?
Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2005 13:06:18 -0800

On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 11:59 -0800, David Masterson wrote:

> Sounds like you should setup your "update.conf" to do something like the
> following:
> 
> 1. Check if the master config files are newer than the local one -- copy if
> necessary.
> 2. Check if /var/cfengine/config config files are newer than the local one --
> copy if necessary.
> 3. Check if /var/cfengine/inputs config files are newer than
> /var/cfengine/configs -- copy if necessary.
> 
> Then, if you need to make a local change, modify the file in
> /var/cfengine/config and let cfagent pick it up on it's next run.

Are you talking about the problems of preventing cfagent modifications
while I'l working or propagating changes back to my repository?  If for
the former, waiting for cfagent to run (or manually running it) is still
not a tight enough loop to avoid frustation.  If for the latter, I don't
follow.

Wil
-- 
Wil Cooley <address@hidden>
Naked Ape Consulting, Ltd

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