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autodoc for ansible playbook

Project Description

sphinxcontrib-ansibleautodoc is an sphinx extension which can search task in ansible playbook and generate document.


pip install sphinxcontrib-ansibleautodoc

and add ‘sphinxcontrib.ansibleautodoc’ in extensions in your

extensions = [

How to use

Currently there is one directive called ansibleautotask.


.. ansibleautotask:: second task
   :playbook: ../ansible/web.yml

The contents of this directive is an ansible task name. If task does not have a name, directive can not find.

playbook option is for specify initial ansible playbook. ansibleautodoc scan the playbook and read include and roles as followes. So you need only one playbook file.

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2-clause BSD License

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