Puppet Function: delete_undef_values

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

Overview

delete_undef_values()Array

> Note: Since Puppet 4.0.0 the equivalent can be performed with the built-in [`filter`](puppet.com/docs/puppet/latest/function.html#filter) function: $array.filter |$val| { $val =~ NotUndef } $hash.filter |$key, $val| { $val =~ NotUndef }

Examples:

Example usage


$hash = delete_undef_values({a=>'A', b=>'', c=>undef, d => false})
Would return: {a => 'A', b => '', d => false}

While:
$array = delete_undef_values(['A','',undef,false])
Would return: ['A','',false]

Returns:

  • (Array)

    The given array now issing of undefined values.



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

newfunction(:delete_undef_values, :type => :rvalue, :doc => <<-DOC
  @summary
    Returns a copy of input hash or array with all undefs deleted.

  @example Example usage

    $hash = delete_undef_values({a=>'A', b=>'', c=>undef, d => false})
    Would return: {a => 'A', b => '', d => false}

    While:
    $array = delete_undef_values(['A','',undef,false])
    Would return: ['A','',false]

  > *Note:*
  Since Puppet 4.0.0 the equivalent can be performed with the built-in
  [`filter`](https://puppet.com/docs/puppet/latest/function.html#filter) function:
  $array.filter |$val| { $val =~ NotUndef }
  $hash.filter |$key, $val| { $val =~ NotUndef }

  @return [Array] The given array now issing of undefined values.
  DOC
           ) do |args|

  raise(Puppet::ParseError, "delete_undef_values(): Wrong number of arguments given (#{args.size})") if args.empty?

  unless args[0].is_a?(Array) || args[0].is_a?(Hash)
    raise(Puppet::ParseError, "delete_undef_values(): expected an array or hash, got #{args[0]} type  #{args[0].class} ")
  end
  result = args[0].dup
  if result.is_a?(Hash)
    result.delete_if { |_, val| val.equal?(:undef) || val.nil? }
  elsif result.is_a?(Array)
    result.delete :undef
    result.delete nil
  end
  result
end