cartesian – returns the cartesian product of lists

New in version 2.1.

Synopsis

  • Takes the input lists and returns a list that represents the product of the input lists.
  • It is clearer with an example, it turns [1, 2, 3], [a, b] into [1, a], [1, b], [2, a], [2, b], [3, a], [3, b]. You can see the exact syntax in the examples section.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
_raw
- / required
a set of lists

Examples

- name: Example of the change in the description
  debug: msg="{{ [1,2,3]|lookup('cartesian', [a, b])}}"

- name: loops over the cartesian product of the supplied lists
  debug: msg="{{item}}"
  with_cartesian:
    - "{{list1}}"
    - "{{list2}}"
    - [1,2,3,4,5,6]

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this lookup:

Key Returned Description
_list
lists
list of lists composed of elements of the input lists



Status

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