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pkg5 - Manages packages with the Solaris 11 Image Packaging System

New in version 1.9.

Synopsis

  • IPS packages are the native packages in Solaris 11 and higher.

Options

parameter required default choices comments
accept_licenses
no
  • True
  • False
Accept any licences.

aliases: accept_licences, accept
name
yes
An FRMI of the package(s) to be installed/removed/updated.
Multiple packages may be specified, separated by ,.
state
no present
  • present
  • latest
  • absent
Whether to install (present, latest), or remove (absent) a package.

Examples

# Install Vim:
- pkg5:
    name: editor/vim

# Remove finger daemon:
- pkg5:
    name: service/network/finger
    state: absent

# Install several packages at once:
- pkg5:
    name:
      - /file/gnu-findutils
      - /text/gnu-grep

Notes

Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Support

This module is community maintained without core committer oversight.

For more information on what this means please read Module Support

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