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Re: list iteration?


From: Mike
Subject: Re: list iteration?
Date: Mon, 03 May 2004 18:42:16 -0000
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In article <address@hidden>, Luke A. Kanies wrote:
> On Mon, 3 May 2004, Mike wrote:
> 
>> I have read in the manual where you can define a variable
>>
>> var = ( a : b : c)
> 
> The syntax is actually:
> 
>   var = ( a:b:c )
> 
> Notice the lack of space.  For non-special cfengine variables, having
> multiple values separated by spaces just changes the value of the variable
> to each rvalue in turn, so with your above syntax, 'var' just ends up set
> to 'c'.
> 
> Also make sure you've got spaces between the parentheses and the values,
> as in my example.
> 
> LUke
> 

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?

Mike


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