Puppet Function: min

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

Overview

min()Any

Requires at least one argument.

> *Note:* *Deprecated* from Puppet 6.0.0, this function has been replaced with a built-in [`min`](puppet.com/docs/puppet/latest/function.html#min) function.

Returns:

  • (Any)

    The lowest value among the given arguments



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

newfunction(:min, :type => :rvalue, :doc => <<-DOC
  @summary
    **Deprecated:** Returns the lowest value of all arguments.

  Requires at least one argument.

  @return
    The lowest value among the given arguments

  > **Note:** **Deprecated** from Puppet 6.0.0, this function has been replaced with a
  built-in [`min`](https://puppet.com/docs/puppet/latest/function.html#min) function.
  DOC
           ) do |args|

  raise(Puppet::ParseError, 'min(): Wrong number of arguments need at least one') if args.empty?

  # Sometimes we get numbers as numerics and sometimes as strings.
  # We try to compare them as numbers when possible
  return args.min do |a, b|
    if a.to_s =~ %r{\A^-?\d+(.\d+)?\z} && b.to_s =~ %r{\A-?\d+(.\d+)?\z}
      a.to_f <=> b.to_f
    else
      a.to_s <=> b.to_s
    end
  end
end