Thanks to Noah and Kannan for the review and the feedback.
I am excited to see that the delayed attribute feature  will be
available in 0.10.28!
 - http://tickets.opscode.com/browse/CHEF-3731
On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 6:26 PM, Kannan Manickam firstname.lastname@example.org:
Somebody else had the same problem and someone pointed out about the lazy
attribute feature that is coming up in Chef 11.6 (which was formerly
delayed_evaluator as a POC).
On May 30, 2013, at 5:49 PM, Cary Penniman email@example.com wrote:
I have a ruby_block that calculates a value which I then want to use in
another, say ‘mount’, resource. Is there a documented way or best practice
on how to do this?
I could not find anything documented anywhere, so I wrote something up:
Thoughts? Suggestions? Criticisms?
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