Puppet Function: validate_hash

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

Overview

validate_hash()Any

Examples:

*Usage*


The following values will pass:

    $my_hash = { 'one' => 'two' }
    validate_hash($my_hash)

The following values will fail, causing compilation to abort:

    validate_hash(true)
    validate_hash('some_string')
    $undefined = undef
    validate_hash($undefined)

Returns:

  • (Any)

    validate hash



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

newfunction(:validate_hash, :doc => <<-DOC
  @summary
    Validate that all passed values are hash data structures. Abort catalog
    compilation if any value fails this check.

  @return
    validate hash

  @example **Usage**

    The following values will pass:

        $my_hash = { 'one' => 'two' }
        validate_hash($my_hash)

    The following values will fail, causing compilation to abort:

        validate_hash(true)
        validate_hash('some_string')
        $undefined = undef
        validate_hash($undefined)
  DOC
           ) do |args|

  function_deprecation([:validate_hash, 'This method is deprecated, please use the stdlib validate_legacy function,
                        with Stdlib::Compat::Hash. There is further documentation for validate_legacy function in the README.'])

  if args.empty?
    raise Puppet::ParseError, "validate_hash(): wrong number of arguments (#{args.length}; must be > 0)"
  end

  args.each do |arg|
    unless arg.is_a?(Hash)
      raise Puppet::ParseError, "#{arg.inspect} is not a Hash.  It looks to be a #{arg.class}"
    end
  end
end