Puppet Function: loadjson

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

Overview

loadjson()Array|String|Hash

The first parameter can be a file path or a URL. The second parameter is the default value. It will be returned if the file was not found or could not be parsed.

Examples:

Example Usage:

$myhash = loadjson('/etc/puppet/data/myhash.json')
$myhash = loadjson('https://example.local/my_hash.json')
$myhash = loadjson('https://username:password@example.local/my_hash.json')
$myhash = loadjson('no-file.json', {'default' => 'val

Returns:

  • (Array|String|Hash)

    The data stored in the JSON file, the type depending on the type of data that was stored.



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

newfunction(:loadjson, :type => :rvalue, :arity => -2, :doc => <<-'DOC') do |args|
  @summary
    Load a JSON file containing an array, string, or hash, and return the data
    in the corresponding native data type.

  The first parameter can be a file path or a URL.
  The second parameter is the default value. It will be returned if the file
  was not found or could not be parsed.

  @return [Array|String|Hash]
    The data stored in the JSON file, the type depending on the type of data that was stored.

  @example Example Usage:
    $myhash = loadjson('/etc/puppet/data/myhash.json')
    $myhash = loadjson('https://example.local/my_hash.json')
    $myhash = loadjson('https://username:password@example.local/my_hash.json')
    $myhash = loadjson('no-file.json', {'default' => 'value'})
DOC

  raise ArgumentError, 'Wrong number of arguments. 1 or 2 arguments should be provided.' unless args.length >= 1
  require 'open-uri'
  begin
    if args[0].start_with?('http://', 'https://')
      username = ''
      password = ''
      if (match = args[0].match(%r{(http\://|https\://)(.*):(.*)@(.*)}))
        # If URL is in the format of https://username:password@example.local/my_hash.yaml
        protocol, username, password, path = match.captures
        url = "#{protocol}#{path}"
      elsif (match = args[0].match(%r{(http\:\/\/|https\:\/\/)(.*)@(.*)}))
        # If URL is in the format of https://username@example.local/my_hash.yaml
        protocol, username, path = match.captures
        url = "#{protocol}#{path}"
      else
        url = args[0]
      end
      begin
        contents = OpenURI.open_uri(url, :http_basic_authentication => [username, password])
      rescue OpenURI::HTTPError => err
        res = err.io
        warning("Can't load '#{url}' HTTP Error Code: '#{res.status[0]}'")
        args[1]
      end
      PSON.load(contents) || args[1]
    elsif File.exists?(args[0]) # rubocop:disable Lint/DeprecatedClassMethods : Changing to .exist? breaks the code
      content = File.read(args[0])
      PSON.load(content) || args[1]
    else
      warning("Can't load '#{args[0]}' File does not exist!")
      args[1]
    end
  rescue StandardError => e
    raise e unless args[1]
    args[1]
  end
end