Puppet Function: dirname

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

Overview

dirname()String

Returns:

  • (String)

    the given path's dirname



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

newfunction(:dirname, :type => :rvalue, :doc => <<-DOC
  @summary
    Returns the dirname of a path.

  @return [String] the given path's dirname
  DOC
           ) do |arguments|

  if arguments.empty?
    raise(Puppet::ParseError, 'dirname(): No arguments given')
  end
  if arguments.size > 1
    raise(Puppet::ParseError, "dirname(): Too many arguments given (#{arguments.size})")
  end
  unless arguments[0].is_a?(String)
    raise(Puppet::ParseError, 'dirname(): Requires string as argument')
  end
  # undef is converted to an empty string ''
  if arguments[0].empty?
    raise(Puppet::ParseError, 'dirname(): Requires a non-empty string as argument')
  end

  return File.dirname(arguments[0])
end