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urpmi - Urpmi manager

New in version 1.3.4.

Synopsis

  • Manages packages with urpmi (such as for Mageia or Mandriva)

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
force
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Assume "yes" is the answer to any question urpmi has to ask. Corresponds to the --force option for urpmi.
name
required

(added in 2.6)
A list of package names to install, upgrade or remove.

aliases: package, pkg
no-recommends
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Corresponds to the --no-recommends option for urpmi.

aliases: no-recommends
root
(added in 2.4)
Default:
"/"
Specifies an alternative install root, relative to which all packages will be installed. Corresponds to the --root option for urpmi.

aliases: installroot
state
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Indicates the desired package state.
update_cache
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Update the package database first urpmi.update -a.

Examples

- name: Install package foo
  urpmi:
    pkg: foo
    state: present

- name: Remove package foo
  urpmi:
    pkg: foo
    state: absent

- name: Remove packages foo and bar
  urpmi:
    pkg: foo,bar
    state: absent

- name: Update the package database (urpmi.update -a -q) and install bar (bar will be the updated if a newer version exists)
- urpmi:
    name: bar
    state: present
    update_cache: yes

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

  • Philippe Makowski (@pmakowski)

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