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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.

Requirements

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

  • Slackware >= 12.2

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
name
required
name of package to install/remove
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
  • latest
state of the package, you can use "installed" as an alias for present and removed as one for absent.
update_cache
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
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.

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.

Author

  • Kim Nørgaard (@KimNorgaard)

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