Puppet Function: type3x

Defined in:
modules/stdlib/lib/puppet/parser/functions/type3x.rb
Function type:
Ruby 3.x API

Overview

type3x()Any

DEPRECATED: This function will be removed when puppet 3 support is dropped; please migrate to the new parser's typing system.

Returns the type when passed a value. Type can be one of:

  • string

  • array

  • hash

  • float

  • integer

  • boolean

Returns:

  • (Any)


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# File 'modules/stdlib/lib/puppet/parser/functions/type3x.rb', line 5

newfunction(:type3x, :type => :rvalue, :doc => <<-DOC
  DEPRECATED: This function will be removed when puppet 3 support is dropped; please migrate to the new parser's typing system.

  Returns the type when passed a value. Type can be one of:

  * string
  * array
  * hash
  * float
  * integer
  * boolean
DOC
           ) do |args|
  raise(Puppet::ParseError, "type3x(): Wrong number of arguments given (#{args.size} for 1)") unless args.size == 1

  value = args[0]

  klass = value.class

  unless [TrueClass, FalseClass, Array, Bignum, Fixnum, Float, Hash, String].include?(klass) # rubocop:disable Lint/UnifiedInteger
    raise(Puppet::ParseError, 'type3x(): Unknown type')
  end

  klass = klass.to_s # Ugly ...

  # We note that Integer is the parent to Bignum and Fixnum ...
  result = case klass
           when %r{^(?:Big|Fix)num$} then 'integer'
           when %r{^(?:True|False)Class$} then 'boolean'
           else klass
           end

  if result == 'String'
    if value == value.to_i.to_s
      result = 'Integer'
    elsif value == value.to_f.to_s
      result = 'Float'
    end
  end

  return result.downcase
end