Ansible News — Ansible Community General collection 7.0.0

Ansible Community General Collection Changelog: New Features, Module Improvements, Bug Fixes, and Deprecations (Stable-7 Branch)

Luca Berton
12 min readMay 18, 2023

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Ansible Community General collection 7.0.0

The page you provided is the changelog for the Ansible Community General collection, specifically the stable-7 branch. This is release 7.0.0 of community.general, released on 2023–05–09:

1.Breaking Changes / Porting Guide:

  • If you are not using this collection as part of Ansible, but installed (and/or upgraded) community.general manually, you need to make sure to also install community.sap_libs if you are using any of the sapcar_extract, sap_task_list_execute, and hana_query modules. Without that collection installed, the redirects for these modules do not work.
  • ModuleHelper module utils — when the module sets output variables named msg, exception, output, vars, or changed, the actual output will prefix those names with _ (underscore symbol) only when they clash with output variables generated by ModuleHelper itself, which only occurs when handling exceptions. Please note that this breaking change does not require a new major release since before this release, it was…

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Luca Berton

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