That may turn out to be too late depending on the complexity of the R.E.
It's not an error-proof approach.
Il giorno martedì 13 febbraio 2018 16:48:53 UTC, Arthur Reyes ha scritto:
> You should run your playbook in check mode until you're certain that your
> regular expression is precise.
> On Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 10:45:57 AM UTC-6, Nico Sabbi wrote:
>> I need to do a grep-like search in a file without using shell commands
>> and in a check_mode compatible way.
>> I just need to check the presence of a given string a in a file without
>> doing overwrites of any kind.
>> I implemented something with lineinfile but I'm very annoyed by the need
>> to specify the line parameter to overwrite the file
>> because the r.e. may be wrong.
>> Is there any cleaner way to do what I need?
>> - name: grub
>> become: true
>> path: /etc/myfile
>> backrefs: yes
>> regexp: "^CMDLINE (.*)"
>> line: 'CMDLINE \1'
>> state: present
>> register: myxx
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