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Re: Cfengine sources

From: Mark . Burgess
Subject: Re: Cfengine sources
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 14:53:26 +0200 (MEST)

I am very interested in feedback about this. Perhaps it can be a paper
for LISA or something next year...


On 15 Apr, Christian Pearce wrote:
> We are working to support it professionally.  I actually installed it 
> yesterday.  I looked at it a long time ago and was able to do some very cool 
> stuff.  We automated registry edits and installation of a BB client, etc.
> I have since started working with cfengine v2.  We want to be able to install 
> cfengine with a stripped down version of cygwin or full blown cygwin 
> depending on what the customer wants.  Essentially boil it down to a binary 
> package, setup.exe.  
> I started playing around with automating integrit to generate the tripwire 
> like reports.  It should prove useful.  I am not a windows guy and cfengine 
> makes good use of automating tools.  I just don't know what types of things 
> windows guys do to manage their machines.  I assume they have to do 
> something. :)
> --
> Christian Pearce
> On Apr 15, 2004, Nate Campi wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 15, 2004 at 09:51:37AM +0200, address@hidden wrote:
>> > 
>> > Yes ... windows tends to make people just give up!
>> Windows didn't make me give up, the lack of support for cfengine on it
>> did. Don't get me wrong, nobody owes it to me unless I pay them, which
>> is what I'll have to do.
>> Let me ask: Is anyone on this list actually using cfengine in production
>> on windows?
>> -- 
>> Nate
>> If we can dispel the delusion that learning about computers should be
>> an activity of fiddling with array indexes and worrying whether X is an
>> integer or a real number, we can begin to focus on programming as a
>> source of ideas.  -Harold Abelson  
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