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Re: Executing a file only on later passes


From: Mark Burgess
Subject: Re: Executing a file only on later passes
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2003 10:18:16 +0100 (MET)

Please do not mess with this. If you don't understand things leave them
alone. The second pass is for resolving secondary dependencies and 
is automatic. 

M

On 24 Oct, Wheeler, John wrote:
> If you don't actually use the 2nd pass (honestly I haven't found a
> single use for this, I'd be interested to see if anyone has) you could
> recompile the code to just have a single pass. I've done this and it
> makes writing and debugging automation much simpler.
> 
> openlog(VPREFIX,LOG_PID|LOG_NOWAIT|LOG_ODELAY,LOG_USER);
> 
> CheckSystemVariables();
> 
> SetReferenceTime(false); /* Reset */
> 
> DoTree(1,"Main Tree");
> /* DoTree(2,"Main Tree"); */
> DoAlerts();
> 
> SummarizeObjects();
> 
> closelog();
> return 0;
> }
> "cfagent.c" line 195 of 1948 --10%-- col 1
> 
> 
> 
> I made this modification in 2.0.6.
> 
> 
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Chip Seraphine [mailto:address@hidden
>> Sent: Friday, October 24, 2003 2:36 PM
>> To: cfengine
>> Subject: Executing a file only on later passes
>> 
>> 
>> I have a file called cf.finish that performs some cleanup and
>> notification tasks that I only want done absolutely dead last, so
>> that all the other actions have a chance to set various classes.  It
>> is imported last from cfagent.conf.
>> 
>> Unfortunately, -d2 output shows that it executes before the second
> pass
>> is performed for many of the other imported files.  This causes
>> cf.finish to miss a lot of things it needs to be able to see.
>> 
>> I don't see any kind of 'pass1' or 'pass2' hardclasses being set
> (which
>> makes sense, as cfengine doesn't like to unset classes, making a
>> 'pass flag' class unwieldy).  So how should I do this?  What method
>>will safely guarantee that the contents of an imported file will only
> execute
>> on the second pass?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
>> -c
>> 
>> "I had a falling out with God.  I wanted the Cubs to win the World
>> Series and he wanted them to continue to suck." - Andy Richter
>> 
>> 
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