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Re: Problem using packages: or NOT operator?


From: skaar
Subject: Re: Problem using packages: or NOT operator?
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 07:17:33 -0400
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did you try to add hasVimEnhanced to AddInstallable in your
control:?

/skaar

* Phil D'Amore (address@hidden) [040429 19:46]:
> Villalovos, John L wrote:
> 
> >John Villalovos wrote:
> > 
> >
> >>I started trying to use the packages command.  So I did the following:
> >>
> >>Does NOT work.  Using the Logical NOT operator and define=:
> >>----------------------------- packages:
> >>   redhat::
> >>       vim-enhanced define=hasVimEnhanced
> >>
> >>shellcommands:
> >>   # Install vim-enhanced if it is not already installed.     
> >>           !hasVimEnhanced:: "/usr/sbin/up2date vim-enhanced"
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>But this did work using elsedefine= and not using the logical NOT
> >>operator: -----------------------------------
> >>packages:
> >>   redhat::
> >>       vim-enhanced elsedefine=needVimEnhanced
> >>
> >>shellcommands:
> >>   # Install vim-enhanced if it is not already installed.     
> >>           needVimEnhanced:: "/usr/sbin/up2date vim-enhanced"
> >>   
> >>
> >
> >Well after playing with it some more it seems likes packages: is not
> >working for me :(
> >
> >I changed the one that was working to be the package "vim-enhanced2"
> >(which does NOT exist).  It still ran and did not define the
> >needVimEnhanced class.
> >
> >These two functions NEVER get called.  I would think they should get
> >called but they don't.
> >
> >CheckPackages()
> >RPMPackageCheck()
> >
> You are likely not setting a package manager. 
> 
> packages: requires a package manager to be set, even though the only one 
> that works right now is rpm.  you can either do this:
> 
> vim-enhanced  pkgmgr=rpm elsedefine=vimEnhanced
> 
> or
> 
> control:
>    DefaultPkgMgr = ( rpm )
> 
> which will set it for all of your checks.  Cfengine does not error out 
> if this is not specified but it should print a message to warn you if 
> you run with -d 1.  Sorry if this was unintuitive, it seemed like the 
> Right Thing (tm) to do at the time.
> 
> -- 
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/skaar

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