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Added small clarifications about ordering of vars promises

Signed-off-by: Ole Herman Schumacher Elgesem <>
(cherry picked from commit 62dec80)
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olehermanse authored and nickanderson committed Jan 10, 2019
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  1. +3 −1 reference/language-concepts/normal-ordering.markdown
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@@ -139,7 +139,9 @@ the normal ordering is:

The order of promises within one of the above types follows their top-down
ordering within the bundle itself. The order may be overridden by making a
ordering within the bundle itself. In vars this can be used to override the
value of a variable, if you have two vars promises with the same name, the
last one will override the first one. The order may be overridden by making a
promise depend on a class that is set by another promise, or by using the
`depends_on` attribute in the promise.

@@ -376,3 +376,5 @@ two_example_com::
string => "",
comment => "Define a global domain for hosts in the domain";

(Promises within the same bundle are evaluated top to bottom, so vars promises further down in a bundle can overwrite previous values of a variable. See [**normal ordering**][Normal Ordering] for more information).

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