Sanity tests are made up of scripts and tools used to perform static code analysis. The primary purpose of these tests is to enforce Ansible coding standards and requirements.
Tests are run with
All available tests are run unless the
--test option is used.
To run sanity tests using docker, always use the default docker image
by passing the
--docker default argument.
source hacking/env-setup # Run all sanity tests ansible-test sanity # Run all sanity tests against against certain files ansible-test sanity lib/ansible/modules/files/template.py # Run all tests inside docker (good if you don't have dependencies installed) ansible-test sanity --docker default # Run validate-modules against a specific file ansible-test sanity --test validate-modules lib/ansible/modules/files/template.py