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DefaultActionFromInitialize

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The department is: Chef/Modernize

The full name of the cop is: Chef/Modernize/DefaultActionFromInitialize


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The default actions can now be specified using the default_action helper instead of using the @action variable in the resource provider initialize method. In general we recommend against writing HWRPs, but if HWRPs are necessary you should utilize as much of the resource DSL as possible.

correct

default_action :create

Examples

incorrect

def initialize(*args)
  super
  @action = :create
end

#### incorrect

```ruby
def initialize(*args)
  super
  @default_action = :create
end

Configurable attributes

NameDefault valueConfigurable values
Version Added5.10.0String
Include
  • **/resources/*.rb
  • **/providers/*.rb
  • **/libraries/*.rb
Array

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