Puppet Function: glob

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

Overview

glob()Any

Examples:

Example Usage:

$confs = glob(['/etc/**/*.conf', '/opt/**/*.conf'])

Returns:

  • (Any)

    Returns an Array of file entries of a directory or an Array of directories.



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

newfunction(:glob, :type => :rvalue, :doc => <<-DOC
  @summary
    Uses same patterns as Dir#glob.

  @return
    Returns an Array of file entries of a directory or an Array of directories.

  @example Example Usage:
    $confs = glob(['/etc/**/*.conf', '/opt/**/*.conf'])
  DOC
           ) do |arguments|

  unless arguments.size == 1
    raise(Puppet::ParseError, 'glob(): Wrong number of arguments given ' \
      "(#{arguments.size} for 1)")
  end

  pattern = arguments[0]

  unless pattern.is_a?(String) || pattern.is_a?(Array)
    raise(Puppet::ParseError, 'glob(): Requires either array or string ' \
      'to work')
  end

  Dir.glob(pattern)
end