community.routeros.list_to_dict filter – Convert a list of arguments to a dictionary

Note

This filter plugin is part of the community.routeros collection (version 2.12.0).

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.routeros.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.routeros.list_to_dict.

New in community.routeros 2.0.0

Synopsis

  • Convert a list of arguments to a dictionary.

Input

This describes the input of the filter, the value before | community.routeros.list_to_dict.

Parameter

Comments

Input

list / elements=string / required

A list of assignments. Can be the result of the community.routeros.split filter.

Keyword parameters

This describes keyword parameters of the filter. These are the values key1=value1, key2=value2 and so on in the following example: input | community.routeros.list_to_dict(key1=value1, key2=value2, ...)

Parameter

Comments

require_assignment

boolean

Allows to accept arguments without values when set to false.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

skip_empty_values

boolean

Allows to skip arguments whose value is empty when set to true.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

Examples

- name: Convert a list to a dictionary
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    dictionary: "{{ ['foo=bar', 'comment=foo is bar'] | community.routeros.list_to_dict }}"
    # dictionary == {'foo': 'bar', 'comment': 'foo is bar'}

Return Value

Key

Description

Return value

dictionary

A dictionary representation of the input data.

Returned: success

Authors

  • Felix Fontein (@felixfontein)

Hint

Configuration entries for each entry type have a low to high priority order. For example, a variable that is lower in the list will override a variable that is higher up.