Changelogs » Ansible-runner



- Fixed a bug that broke Ansible playbook execution prior to version 2.8 of


- Fix an issue with --process_isoloation_*_ paths parsing cli args
- Switch default docker images to centos:8
- Switch extravar format so we can support more than just string types
- Make sure job events folder is created earlier to prevent errors when
using immediately after starting a runner job
- Annotate all runner_on events with start/end/duration times


- Fix some unicode issues when using command line override on python 2.7
- Fix an issue with file handles not closing on the pexpect pty
- Fix missing ssh_key parameter from module interface
- Fix a bug where the ssh agent process would hang around after process
isolation exit causing a failure to remove temporary directories


- Reverted ansible-runner --version to print a semantic version number


- Fixed a bug that prevented ANSIBLE_HOST_KEY_CHECKING from being respected


- Added changed count to stats data
- Added initial support for gathering performance statistics using
the system's cgroup interface
- Fix command line args override missing from module run kwargs
- Omit inventory argument entirely if no inventory content is supplied
this allows ansible to pick up inventory from implicit locations and
- Fix an issue where Runner wouldn't properly clean up process isolation
temporary directories
- Fix error generated if unsafe parameter is used on vars prompt tasks
- Fix an issue where additional callback plugins weren't being used when
defined in the environment
- Fix an issue where Runner would stop returning events after the playbook
finished when using run_async
- Fix an issue where unicode in task data would cause Runner to fail
- Fix issues using vaulted data that would cause Runner to fail
- Fix an issue where artifact-dir was only allowed in ad-hoc mode


- Removed an explicit version pin of the six library (which is unavailable in
certain Linux distributions).
- Fixed an event handling bug in the callback plugin in Ansible2.9+



- Fix various issues involving unicode input and output
- Fix an issue where cancelling execution could cause an error rather
than assigning the proper return code and exiting cleanly
- Fix various errors that would cause Runner to silently exit if some
dependencies weren't met or some commands weren't available
- Fix an issue where the job_events directory wasn't created and would result
in no output for non-ansible commands



- Add direct support for forks and environment variable in parameterization
- Fix a bug where unicode in playbooks would cause a crash
- Fix a bug where unicode in environment variables would cause a crash
- Capture command and cwd as part of the artifacts delivered for the job
- Automatically remove process isolation temp directories
- Fail more gracefully if ansible and/or bubblewrap isn't available at startup
- Fix an issue where `verbose` events would be delayed until the end of execution



- Fixes to make default file permissions much more secure (0600)
- Adding git to the reference container image to support galaxy requests

1.3.0 insecure


- Add support for directory isolation
- Add Debian packaging support
- Add fact caching support
- Add process isolation configuration in the settings file
- Fix event and display issues related to alternative Ansible strategies
- Add Runner config reference to status handler callback
- Add some more direct access to various ansible command line arguments
- Adding playbook stats for "ignored" and "rescued"
- Fix loading of some ansible resources from outside of the private data
directory (such as projects/playbooks)
- Fix handling of artifact dir when specified outside of the private data
- Fix an issue where the stdout handle wasn't closed and not all data
would be flushed
- Fixed extravar loading behavior
- Added support for resolving parent events by associating their event uuid
as parent_uuid
- Allow PYTHONPATH to be overridden
- Expand support for executing non-ansible tools

1.2.0 insecure


- Add support for runner_on_start from Ansible 2.8
- Fix thread race condition issues in event gathering
- Add Code Of Conduct
- Fix an issue where the "running" status wouldn't be emitted to the
status callback
- Add process isolation support via bubblewrap
- Fix an issue with orphaned file descriptors
- Add ability to suppress ansible output from the module interface

1.1.2 insecure


- Fix an issue where ssh sock path could be too long
- Fix an issue passing extra vars as dictionaries via the interface
- Fix an issue where stdout was delayed on buffering which also caused
stdout not to be available if the task was canceled or failed
- Fix role-path parameter not being honored when given on the command line
Also fixed up unit tests to actually surface this error if it comes back
- Fully onboard Zuul-CI for unit and integration testing

1.1.1 insecure


- Fix an issue when attaching PYTHONPATH environment variable
- Allow selecting a different ansible binary with the RUNNER_BINARY
- Fix --inventory command line arguments
- Fix some issues related to terminating ansible
- Add runner ident to to the event processing callback
- Adding integration tests and improving unit tests

1.1.0 insecure


- Added a feature that supports sending ansible status and events to external systems via a plugin
- Added support for Runner module users to receive runtime status changes in the form of a callback
that can be supplied to the run() methods (or passing it directly on Runner initialization)
- Fix an issue where timeout settings were far too short
- Add a new status and return code to indicate Runner timeout occurred.
- Add support for running ad-hoc commands (direct module invocation, ala ansible vs ansible-playbook)
- Fix an issue that caused missing data in events sent to the event handler(s)
- Adding support for supplying role_path in module interface
- Fix an issue where messages would still be emitted when --quiet was used
- Fix a bug where ansible processes could be orphaned after canceling a job
- Fix a bug where calling the Runner stats method would fail on python 3
- Fix a bug where direct execution of roles couldn't be daemonized
- Fix a bug where relative paths couldn't be used when calling start vs run

1.0.5 insecure


- Fix a bug that could cause a hang if unicode environment variables are used
- Allow select() to be used instead of poll() when invoking pexpect
- Check for the presence of Ansible before executing
- Fix an issue where a missing project directory would cause Runner to fail silently
- Add support for automatic cleanup/rotation of artifact directories
- Adding support for Runner module users to receive events in the form of a callback
that can be supplied to the run() methods (or passing it directly on Runner initialization)
- Adding support for Runner module users to provide a callback that will be invoked when the
Runner Ansible process has finished. This can be supplied to the run() methods (or passing it
directly on Runner initialization).

1.0.4 insecure


- Adding support for pexpect 4.6 for performance and efficiency improvements
- Adding support for launching roles directly
- Adding support for changing the output mode to json instead of vanilla Ansible (-j)
- Adding arguments to increase ansible verbosity (-v[vvv]) and quiet mode (-q)
- Adding support for  overriding the artifact directory location
- Adding the ability to pass arbitrary arguments to the invocation of Ansible
- Improving debug and verbose output
- Various fixes for broken python 2/3 compatibility, including the event generator in the python module
- Fixing a bug when providing an ssh key via the private directory interface
- Fixing bugs that prevented Runner from working on MacOS
- Fixing a bug that caused issues when providing extra vars via the private dir interface