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dpkg_selections - Dpkg package selection selections

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Change dpkg package selection state via –get-selections and –set-selections.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
name
required
Name of the package
selection
required
    Choices:
  • install
  • hold
  • deinstall
  • purge
The selection state to set the package to.

Notes

Note

  • This module won’t cause any packages to be installed/removed/purged, use the apt module for that.

Examples

# Prevent python from being upgraded.
- dpkg_selections:
    name: python
    selection: hold

Status

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

Maintenance

This module is flagged as community which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Community. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Community, see here.

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