Module: Fog::Vsphere

Extended by:
Provider
Defined in:
lib/fog/vsphere/core.rb

Defined Under Namespace

Modules: Errors

Class Method Summary collapse

Class Method Details

.class_from_string(classname, defaultpath = "") ⇒ Object

This helper was originally added as Fog.class_as_string and moved to core but only used here


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# File 'lib/fog/vsphere/core.rb', line 16

def self.class_from_string classname, defaultpath=""
  if classname and classname.is_a? String then
    chain = classname.split("::")
    klass = Kernel
    chain.each do |klass_string|
      klass = klass.const_get klass_string
    end
    if klass.is_a? Class then
      klass
    elsif defaultpath != nil then
      class_from_string((defaultpath.split("::")+chain).join("::"), nil)
    else
      nil
    end
  elsif classname and classname.is_a? Class then
    classname
  else
    nil
  end
rescue NameError
  defaultpath != nil ? class_from_string((defaultpath.split("::")+chain).join("::"), nil) : nil
end