community.general.python_requirements_info module – Show python path and assert dependency versions

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 5.4.0).

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.python_requirements_info.

Synopsis

  • Get info about available Python requirements on the target host, including listing required libraries and gathering versions.

  • This module was called python_requirements_facts before Ansible 2.9. The usage did not change.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

dependencies

list / elements=string

A list of version-likes or module names to check for installation. Supported operators: <, >, <=, >=, or ==. The bare module name like ansible, the module with a specific version like boto3==1.6.1, or a partial version like requests>2 are all valid specifications.

Default: []

Examples

- name: Show python lib/site paths
  community.general.python_requirements_info:

- name: Check for modern boto3 and botocore versions
  community.general.python_requirements_info:
    dependencies:
      - boto3>1.6
      - botocore<2

Return Values

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

Key

Description

mismatched

dictionary

A dictionary of dependencies that did not satisfy the desired version

Returned: always

Sample: {“botocore”: {“desired”: “botocore\u003e2”, “installed”: “1.10.60”}}

not_found

list / elements=string

A list of packages that could not be imported at all, and are not installed

Returned: always

Sample: [“boto4”, “requests”]

python

string

path to python version used

Returned: always

Sample:/usr/local/opt/python@2/bin/python2.7

python_system_path

list / elements=string

List of paths python is looking for modules in

Returned: always

Sample: [”/usr/local/opt/python@2/site-packages/”, “/usr/lib/python/site-packages/”]

python_version

string

version of python

Returned: always

Sample: “2.7.15 (default, May 1 2018, 16:44:08) [GCC 4.2.1 Compatible Apple LLVM 9.1.0 (clang-902.0.39.1)]”

python_version_info

dictionary

added in 4.2.0 of community.general

breakdown version of python

Returned: always

major

integer

The major component of the python interpreter version.

Returned: always

Sample: 3

micro

integer

The micro component of the python interpreter version.

Returned: always

Sample: 10

minor

integer

The minor component of the python interpreter version.

Returned: always

Sample: 8

releaselevel

string

The releaselevel component of the python interpreter version.

Returned: always

Sample: “final”

serial

integer

The serial component of the python interpreter version.

Returned: always

Sample: 0

valid

dictionary

A dictionary of dependencies that matched their desired versions. If no version was specified, then desired will be null

Returned: always

Sample: {“boto3”: {“desired”: null, “installed”: “1.7.60”}, “botocore”: {“desired”: “botocore\u003c2”, “installed”: “1.10.60”}}

Authors

  • Will Thames (@willthames)

  • Ryan Scott Brown (@ryansb)