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
However, we recommend you use the Fully Qualified Collection Name (FQCN)
ansible.builtin.list for easy linking to the
plugin documentation and to avoid conflicting with other collections that may have
the same lookup plugin name.
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 ansible.builtin.debug: var=item with_list: - 1 - [2,3] - 4
basically the same as you fed in