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Stuff with the Perl Foundation. A couple of patches in the Perl core. A few CPAN modules. That about sums it up.
Yup. We're beating this state machine to death. I just wrote some preliminary code to graph the state machines. Because we now have stack tracing, I can probably trace out the actual path followed on the graph. Cool, cool, cool :)
Part of the issue with any state machine is that the criteria can be confusing to an outsider if they don't know the business rules. In this case, the state machine tracks some of the dependencies for setting up Bricolage [bricolage.cc] on PostgreSQL. The "root user" state simply means "if we have the Postgres root user, we can install. If not, check to see if we have a normal user and, if so, check to see if they can do everything necessary for the install. When I was using a bunch of nested if/else statements, it wa
It was code in progress. I had a dummy "never fail" state set up while I was figuring out the best way to proceed.
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