Puppet Function: concat

Defined in:
modules/stdlib/lib/puppet/parser/functions/concat.rb
Function type:
Ruby 3.x API

Overview

concat()Any

Appends the contents of multiple arrays into array 1.

Example:

concat(['1','2','3'],['4','5','6'],['7','8','9'])

Would result in:

['1','2','3','4','5','6','7','8','9']

Returns:

  • (Any)


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# File 'modules/stdlib/lib/puppet/parser/functions/concat.rb', line 5

newfunction(:concat, :type => :rvalue, :doc => <<-DOC
  Appends the contents of multiple arrays into array 1.

  *Example:*

      concat(['1','2','3'],['4','5','6'],['7','8','9'])

  Would result in:

    ['1','2','3','4','5','6','7','8','9']
DOC
           ) do |arguments|

  # Check that more than 2 arguments have been given ...
  raise(Puppet::ParseError, "concat(): Wrong number of arguments given (#{arguments.size} for < 2)") if arguments.size < 2

  a = arguments[0]

  # Check that the first parameter is an array
  unless a.is_a?(Array)
    raise(Puppet::ParseError, 'concat(): Requires array to work with')
  end

  result = a
  arguments.shift

  arguments.each do |x|
    result += (x.is_a?(Array) ? x : [x])
  end

  return result
end