Prototype: readyaml(filename, optional_maxbytes)

Return type: data

Description: Parses YAML data from the file filename and returns the result as a data variable. maxbytes is optional, if specified, only the first maxbytes bytes are read from filename.

Arguments:

  • filename: string, in the range: "?(/.*)
  • optional_maxbytes: int, in the range: 0,99999999999

Example:

vars:

  "loadthis"

     data =>  readyaml("/tmp/data.yaml", 4000);

See also: readdata(), parsejson(), parseyaml(), storejson(), mergedata(), and data documentation.