community.general.github_issue – View GitHub issue.

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 4.2.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.github_issue.

Synopsis

  • View GitHub issue for a given repository and organization.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
action
string
    Choices:
  • get_status ←
Get various details about issue depending upon action specified.
issue
integer / required
Issue number for which information is required.
organization
string / required
Name of the GitHub organization in which the repository is hosted.
repo
string / required
Name of repository from which issue needs to be retrieved.

Examples

- name: Check if GitHub issue is closed or not
  community.general.github_issue:
    organization: ansible
    repo: ansible
    issue: 23642
    action: get_status
  register: r

- name: Take action depending upon issue status
  ansible.builtin.debug:
    msg: Do something when issue 23642 is open
  when: r.issue_status == 'open'

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
issue_status
string
success
State of the GitHub issue

Sample:
open, closed


Authors

  • Abhijeet Kasurde (@Akasurde)