Puppet Function: shell_split

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

Overview

shell_split()Any

Splits a string into an array of tokens in the same way the Bourne shell does.

This function behaves the same as ruby's Shellwords.shellsplit() function

Returns:

  • (Any)


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

newfunction(:shell_split, :type => :rvalue, :doc => <<-DOC
  Splits a string into an array of tokens in the same way the Bourne shell does.

  This function behaves the same as ruby's Shellwords.shellsplit() function
DOC
           ) do |arguments|

  raise(Puppet::ParseError, "shell_split(): Wrong number of arguments given (#{arguments.size} for 1)") if arguments.size != 1

  string = arguments[0].to_s

  result = Shellwords.shellsplit(string)

  return result
end