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macports – Package manager for MacPorts

Synopsis

  • Manages MacPorts packages (ports)

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
name
-
A list of port names.

aliases: port
selfupdate
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Update Macports and the ports tree, either prior to installing ports or as a separate step.
Equivalent to running port selfupdate.

aliases: update_cache, update_ports
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
  • active
  • inactive
Indicates the desired state of the port.
upgrade
boolean
added in 2.8
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Upgrade all outdated ports, either prior to installing ports or as a separate step.
Equivalent to running port upgrade outdated.
variant
-
added in 2.7
A port variant specification.
variant is only supported with state: installed/present.

aliases: variants

Examples

- name: Install the foo port
  macports:
    name: foo

- name: Install the universal, x11 variant of the foo port
  macports:
    name: foo
    variant: +universal+x11

- name: Install a list of ports
  macports:
    name: "{{ ports }}"
  vars:
    ports:
    - foo
    - foo-tools

- name: Update Macports and the ports tree, then upgrade all outdated ports
  macports:
    selfupdate: yes
    upgrade: yes

- name: Update Macports and the ports tree, then install the foo port
  macports:
    name: foo
    selfupdate: yes

- name: Remove the foo port
  macports:
    name: foo
    state: absent

- name: Activate the foo port
  macports:
    name: foo
    state: active

- name: Deactivate the foo port
  macports:
    name: foo
    state: inactive

Status

Authors

  • Jimmy Tang (@jcftang)

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