ansible.builtin.list lookup – simply returns what it is given.
This lookup plugin is part of
ansible-core and included in all Ansible
installations. In most cases, you can use the short
list even without specifying the
However, we recommend you use the FQCN for easy linking to the
plugin documentation and to avoid conflicting with other collections that may have
the same lookup plugin name.
New in version 2.0: of ansible.builtin
this is mostly a noop, to be used as a with_list loop when you dont want the content transformed in any way.
- name: unlike with_items you will get 3 items from this loop, the 2nd one being a list debug: var=item with_list: - 1 - [2,3] - 4
Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this lookup:
basically the same as you fed in