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slackpkg - Package manager for Slackware >= 12.2

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Manage binary packages for Slackware using ‘slackpkg’ which is available in versions after 12.2.

Options

parameter required default choices comments
name
yes
name of package to install/remove
state
no present
  • present
  • absent
  • latest
state of the package, you can use "installed" as an alias for present and removed as one for c(absent).
update_cache
no
  • True
  • False
update the package database first

Examples

# Install package foo
- slackpkg:
    name: foo
    state: present

# Remove packages foo and bar
- slackpkg:
    name: foo,bar
    state: absent

# Make sure that it is the most updated package
- slackpkg:
    name: foo
    state: latest

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.

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