Candidated

Each file passed to ansible-later will be classified. The result is a Candidate object which contains some meta information and is an instance of one of following object types.

Object type Description
Task all files within the parent directory tasks
Handler all files within the parent directory handler
RoleVars all files within the parent directory vars or default
GroupVars all files (including subdirectories) within the parent directory group_vars
HostVars all files (including subdirectories) within the parent directory host_vars
Meta all files within the parent directory meta
Code all files within the parent directory library, lookup_plugins, callback_plugins and filter_plugins or python files (.py)
Inventory all files within the parent directory inventories and inventory or hosts as filename
Rolesfile all files with rolesfile or requirements in filename
Makefile all files with Makefile in filename
Template all files (including subdirectories) within the parent directory templates or Jinja2 files (.j2)
File all files (including subdirectories) within the parent directory files
Playbook all YAML files (.yml or .yaml) not matching a previous object type
Doc all files with README in filename