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opkg - Package manager for OpenWrt

Synopsis

  • Manages OpenWrt packages

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • opkg
  • python

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
force
(added in 2.0)
    Choices:
  • depends
  • maintainer
  • reinstall
  • overwrite
  • downgrade
  • space
  • postinstall
  • remove
  • checksum
  • removal-of-dependent-packages
Default:
absent
opkg --force parameter used
name
required
name of package to install/remove
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
state of the package
update_cache
    Choices:
  • yes
  • no ←
update the package db first

Examples

- opkg:
    name: foo
    state: present

- opkg:
    name: foo
    state: present
    update_cache: yes

- opkg:
    name: foo
    state: absent

- opkg:
    name: foo,bar
    state: absent

- opkg:
    name: foo
    state: present
    force: overwrite

Status

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

Author

  • Patrick Pelletier (@skinp)

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