Let's say we want to parse a json file and we enter a metric that exists only sometimes, ie hardware model would likely not be present on a virtual device.
In the past I've used _groups to filter matching paths in the JSON data and to avoid exceptions. However, today when I had the pleasure of updating some scripts I encountered an indeni script which referred to a path which did not exist in some of the test cases and the test was still successful which I find strange?
- Is non-existing paths not throwing exceptions anymore?
- What's the point in having _optional in that case?
The script and input files I am referring to is:
And the missing metric is:
Am I missing something?
Ps. Is it just me that thinks that the input files always looks moderately surprised to see me? "0_0"