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Ticket #660 (closed enhancement: fixed)

Opened 9 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

being able to whitelist an item for a specific reason.

Reported by: somekool <somekool@…> Owned by: desai
Priority: major Milestone: Bcfg2 1.0.0 Release
Component: bcfg2-client Version: 1.0
Keywords: Cc: somekool@…

Description

I have made myself a function that reads the fields in the reports_reason table row to determine a "cause" for the bad item.

  def cause
    case
    when (not(current_exists))
      "Missing"
    when !(current_version.empty? and version.empty?)
      "Version"
    when !current_diff.empty?
      "NDiff"
    when !(current_owner.empty? and current_group.empty? and current_perms.empty?)
      "File attributes"
    when current_status.to_s == "on"
      "Unrequired Service"
    when current_status.to_s == "off"
      "Service down"
    when !current_status.empty?
      "Status problem"
    when !(current_to.empty? and to.empty?)
      "To"
    else
      "Unknown"
    end
  end

I wish I could set whitelist element to act upon this cause. for example, I want to install all missing packages but I do not want to upgrade any package that would be bad per version.

missing configfile could also be install harmlessly but I do not want to overwrite configfile for those I have a diff entry in the reason table.

and so on.

thanks

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comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by somekool <somekool@…>

  • Cc somekool@… added

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by desai

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

With the plugin api in 1.0, this can be implemented. (specifically by implementing a Decision plugin, you can selectively set entries to be installed.)

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