How to compare kernel (or other) version numbers in Ansible


For a role I’m developing I need to verify that the kernel version is greater than a particular version.

I’ve found the ansible_kernel fact, but is there an easy way to compare this to other versions? I thought I might manually explode the version string on the .‘s and compare the numbers, but I can’t even find a friendly filter to explode the version string out, so I’m at a loss.


There is a test for it:

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