Booleans are one-bit values, representing true or false.
The condition of an
statement expects an expression that resolves to a boolean value. All of Puppet's comparison operators resolve to boolean values, as do
The boolean data type has two possible
false. Literal booleans must be one of these two bare words (that is, not
in quotation marks).
Automatic conversion to boolean
undefvalue is converted to boolean
All other values are converted to boolean
Notably, this means the string values
"" (a zero-length
"false" (in quotation marks) both resolve to
convert values to booleans with more permissive rules (for example,
false), use the
num2bool functions in the
Boolean data type
The data type of boolean values is
It matches only the values
false, and accepts no
You can use abstract types to match
values that might be boolean or might have some other value. For example,
Variant[Boolean, Enum["true", "false"]] matches stringified booleans
as well as true booleans.