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Implicit localhost won't load host_vars/localhost/*.yml #9750

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barraponto opened this issue Dec 8, 2014 · 3 comments
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Implicit localhost won't load host_vars/localhost/*.yml #9750

barraponto opened this issue Dec 8, 2014 · 3 comments

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@barraponto barraponto commented Dec 8, 2014

From my experience, the implicit localhost does not load any of host_vars/localhost.yml or host_vars/localhost/vars.yml.

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@mpdehaan mpdehaan commented Dec 8, 2014

This seems to be working as designed and reasonable to me.

I would expect group_vars/all to apply, which I believe it does.

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@barraponto barraponto commented Dec 8, 2014

Sorry, @mpdehaan, but all group works as expected and no other group works (as expected).
What I expected here was host_vars to apply to implicit localhost host.
It seems like sivel/ansible@ansible:devel...sivel:implicit-localhost-hostvars should be enough.
Any reason not to apply that?

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