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portinstall – Installing packages from FreeBSD’s ports system

Synopsis

  • Manage packages for FreeBSD using ‘portinstall’.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
name
- / required
name of package to install/remove
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
state of the package
use_packages
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
use packages instead of ports whenever available

Examples

# Install package foo
- portinstall:
    name: foo
    state: present

# Install package security/cyrus-sasl2-saslauthd
- portinstall:
    name: security/cyrus-sasl2-saslauthd
    state: present

# Remove packages foo and bar
- portinstall:
    name: foo,bar
    state: absent

Status

Authors

  • berenddeboer (@berenddeboer)

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