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notifying-action (3) Versions 1.0.3

An easier way to send notifications from resources

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cookbook 'notifying-action', '~> 1.0.3'
cookbook 'notifying-action', '~> 1.0.3', :supermarket
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notifying-action

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This Chef cookbook simplifies creating resource providers that enclose other resources and need to notify their subscribers based on the notifications received from all or a subset of these enclosed resources. This is based on the approach of wrapping all sub-resources used in a resource in a sub-run-context and examining the results of running that sub-run-context. The implementation is influenced by the following sources:

Opscode Community page: http://community.opscode.com/cookbooks/notifying-action.

Example

Suppose you are implementing a resource that installs a service and creates a configuration file for it. Then, you want to restart the service if either a new version was installed, or the configuration file changed.

In your providers/package_and_conf.rb you would have:

action :install do
  notifying_action_wrapper do
    package 'my_service' do
      action :install
    end

    template '/etc/my_service/config.yml'
      source 'config.yml.erb'
    end
  end
end

You will then be able to use this LWRP in recipes as follows:

my_cookbook_package_and_conf 'my_service' do
  action :install
  notifies :restart, 'service[my_service]', :immediately
end

service 'my_service' do
  action :nothing
end

Contributing

If you would like to contribute to this cookbook, please submit a pull request on GitHub.

License

Apache License 2.0

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Failure: Cookbook has 1 collaborators. A cookbook must have at least 2 collaborators to pass this metric.

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FC064: Ensure issues_url is set in metadata: notifying-action/metadata.rb:1
FC065: Ensure source_url is set in metadata: notifying-action/metadata.rb:1
FC066: Ensure chef_version is set in metadata: notifying-action/metadata.rb:1
FC067: Ensure at least one platform supported in metadata: notifying-action/metadata.rb:1
FC069: Ensure standardized license defined in metadata: notifying-action/metadata.rb:1
Run with Foodcritic Version 11.1.0 with tags metadata,correctness ~FC031 ~FC045 and failure tags any

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notifying-action does not have a valid open source license.
Acceptable licenses include Apache-2.0, apachev2, Apache 2.0, MIT, mit, GPL-2.0, gplv2, GNU Public License 2.0, GPL-3.0, gplv3, GNU Public License 3.0.

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