community.general.bower module – Manage bower packages with bower

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 6.3.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.bower.

Synopsis

  • Manage bower packages with bower

Parameters

Parameter

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name

string

The name of a bower package to install

offline

boolean

Install packages from local cache, if the packages were installed before

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

path

path / required

The base path where to install the bower packages

production

boolean

Install with –production flag

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

relative_execpath

path

Relative path to bower executable from install path

state

string

The state of the bower package

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

  • "latest"

version

string

The version to be installed

Examples

- name: Install "bootstrap" bower package.
  community.general.bower:
    name: bootstrap

- name: Install "bootstrap" bower package on version 3.1.1.
  community.general.bower:
    name: bootstrap
    version: '3.1.1'

- name: Remove the "bootstrap" bower package.
  community.general.bower:
    name: bootstrap
    state: absent

- name: Install packages based on bower.json.
  community.general.bower:
    path: /app/location

- name: Update packages based on bower.json to their latest version.
  community.general.bower:
    path: /app/location
    state: latest

# install bower locally and run from there
- npm:
    path: /app/location
    name: bower
    global: false
- community.general.bower:
    path: /app/location
    relative_execpath: node_modules/.bin

Authors

  • Michael Warkentin (@mwarkentin)