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Action "service.assert"

Assert service information and status.

The option "action" takes 3 possible values: "start", "stop" and "restart". A service will only be restarted if it leads to a change of status. Set the value to "['start', 'restart']" to ensure the service will be always started.

Schema definitions

definitions =
    type: 'object'
        type: 'boolean'
        description: '''
        Assert the package is installed.
        $ref: 'module://@nikitajs/service/src/install#/definitions/config/properties/name'
        type: 'string'
        description: '''
        Name used by the service utility, default to "name".
        type: 'boolean'
        description: '''
        Assert if started.
        type: 'boolean'
        description: '''
        Assert if stopped.
    required: ['name']


handler = ({config, metadata}) ->
  config.srv_name ?= = []
  # Assert a Package is installed
  if config.installed?
      await @execute
        $shy: true
        command: """
        if command -v yum >/dev/null 2>&1; then
          rpm -qa --qf "%{NAME}\n" | grep '^#{ '|'}$'
        elif command -v pacman >/dev/null 2>&1; then
          pacman -Qqe | grep '^#{ '|'}$'
        elif command -v apt-get >/dev/null 2>&1; then
          dpkg -l | grep \'^ii\' | awk \'{print $2}\' | grep '^#{ '|'}$'
          echo "Unsupported Package Manager" >&2
          exit 2
        # arch_chroot: config.arch_chroot
        # arch_chroot_rootdir: config.arch_chroot_rootdir
        stdin_log: true
        stdout_log: false
    catch err
      throw Error "Unsupported Package Manager" if err.exit_code is 2
      throw Error "Uninstalled Package: #{}"
  # Assert a Service is started or stopped
  # Note, this doesnt check wether a service is installed or not.
  return unless config.started? or config.stopped?
    {$status} = await @execute
      command: """
        ls \
          /lib/systemd/system/*.service \
          /etc/systemd/system/*.service \
          /etc/rc.d/* \
          /etc/init.d/* \
          2>/dev/null \
        | grep -w "#{config.srv_name}" || exit 3
        if command -v systemctl >/dev/null 2>&1; then
          systemctl status #{config.srv_name} || exit 3
        elif command -v service >/dev/null 2>&1; then
          service #{config.srv_name} status || exit 3
          echo "Unsupported Loader" >&2
          exit 2
      code: 0
      code_skipped: 3
      # arch_chroot: config.arch_chroot
      # arch_chroot_rootdir: config.arch_chroot_rootdir
  catch err
    throw Error "Unsupported Loader" if err.exit_code is 2
  if config.started?
    throw Error "Service Not Started: #{config.srv_name}" if config.started and not $status
    throw Error "Service Started: #{config.srv_name}" if not config.started and $status
  if config.stopped?
    throw Error "Service Not Stopped: #{config.srv_name}" if config.stopped and $status
    throw Error "Service Stopped: #{config.srv_name}" if not config.stopped and not $status


module.exports =
  handler: handler
    argument_to_config: 'name'
    definitions: definitions
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