Evaluates the given expression against each yaml document in each file, in sequence
Note that (as of 4.18.1) this is the default command when none is supplied to yq.


yq eval [expression] [yaml_file1]... [flags]
Aliases: eval, e
Note that you can pass in - as a filename to pipe from STDIN.


# runs the expression against each file, in series
yq '.a.b | length' f1.yml f2.yml
# '-' will pipe from STDIN
cat file.yml | yq '.a.b' f1.yml - f2.yml
# prints out the file
yq sample.yaml
cat sample.yml | yq e
# prints a new yaml document
yq -n '.a.b.c = "cat"'
# updates file.yaml directly
yq '.a.b = "cool"' -i file.yaml


-h, --help help for eval
-C, --colors force print with colors
-e, --exit-status set exit status if there are no matches or null or false is returned
-I, --indent int sets indent level for output (default 2)
-i, --inplace update the yaml file inplace of first yaml file given.
-M, --no-colors force print with no colors
-N, --no-doc Don't print document separators (---)
-n, --null-input Don't read input, simply evaluate the expression given. Useful for creating yaml docs from scratch.
-j, --tojson output as json. Set indent to 0 to print json in one line.
-v, --verbose verbose mode
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