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Re: Bugs and features

From: Ronan KERYELL
Subject: Re: Bugs and features
Date: 24 Sep 2001 09:45:53 +0200
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>>>>> On Sat, 22 Sep 2001 20:53:36 +1000, Frank Ranner <address@hidden> said:

    Frank>      So, what is the enhancement? I would like a cross between the
    Frank> copy action and the copy/warn action. Essentially a compare
    Frank> between source and destination, with the ability to define a
    Frank> class if the compare fails. The compare would be any of the
    Frank> current modes, ie binary, checksum or date/age.

I asked for that many years ago...

The action syntax is not enough orthogonal.  It would simplify a lot
cfengine scripts if it was possible to define classes if a file does not
exist, etc. instead of relying on some external /bin/test processes to
test for that...
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