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define ordering for resources created by loop

asked 2014-03-21 11:58:43 -0600

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I have a project with a complicated configuration where quiet often resources are created with loops (yes the future parser) over nested hashes from YAML sources. Now I stumbled over a particular one, which needs one of its resources managed before the rest of the hash can be managed. I'd like to write something like res[ 'a' ] -> res[ ]. I do not think the actual solution is a oneliner, but I need the right side of the ordering relation to have only the res declarations from the hash, not from any other places where the same type is ... (more)

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answered 2014-03-26 11:37:10 -0600

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I found a solution, I put the simpified version below:

My main problem was, that the keys and values are only partly known inside the modules: { <lable>-foo-<version> => { more data} }. And foo is not garanteed to be part of the hash. The solution was</version></lable>

x = keys(hash).select |k| { k =~ /-foo-/ }
unless empty(x) {
  y = keys(hash).reject |k| { k =~ /-foo-/ }
  Res[ x ] -> Res[ y ]

I had to write an additional compare function because of my complexer data, but the concept is the same.

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