Puppet Function: delete_regex

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

Overview

delete_regex()Any

deletes all instances of a given element that match a regular expression from an array or key from a hash. Multiple regular expressions are assumed to be matched as an OR.

Examples:

delete_regex(['a','b','c','b'], 'b')
Would return: ['a','c']

delete_regex(['a','b','c','b'], ['b', 'c'])
Would return: ['a']

delete_regex({'a'=>1,'b'=>2,'c'=>3}, 'b')
Would return: {'a'=>1,'c'=>3}

delete_regex({'a'=>1,'b'=>2,'c'=>3}, '^a$')
Would return: {'b'=>2,'c'=>3}

Returns:

  • (Any)


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# File 'modules/stdlib/lib/puppet/parser/functions/delete_regex.rb', line 6

newfunction(:delete_regex, :type => :rvalue, :doc => <<-DOC
  deletes all instances of a given element that match a regular expression
  from an array or key from a hash. Multiple regular expressions are assumed
  to be matched as an OR.

  *Examples:*

      delete_regex(['a','b','c','b'], 'b')
      Would return: ['a','c']

      delete_regex(['a','b','c','b'], ['b', 'c'])
      Would return: ['a']

      delete_regex({'a'=>1,'b'=>2,'c'=>3}, 'b')
      Would return: {'a'=>1,'c'=>3}

      delete_regex({'a'=>1,'b'=>2,'c'=>3}, '^a$')
      Would return: {'b'=>2,'c'=>3}

DOC
           ) do |arguments|

  raise(Puppet::ParseError, "delete_regex(): Wrong number of arguments given #{arguments.size} for 2") unless arguments.size == 2

  collection = arguments[0].dup
  Array(arguments[1]).each do |item|
    case collection
    when Array, Hash, String
      collection.reject! { |coll_item| (coll_item =~ %r{\b#{item}\b}) }
    else
      raise(TypeError, "delete_regex(): First argument must be an Array, Hash, or String. Given an argument of class #{collection.class}.")
    end
  end
  collection
end