community.general.cargo module – Manage Rust packages with cargo

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 5.0.2).

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.cargo.

New in version 4.3.0: of community.general

Synopsis

  • Manage Rust packages with cargo.

Requirements

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

  • cargo installed in bin path (recommended /usr/local/bin)

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

name

list / elements=string / required

The name of a Rust package to install.

path

path

-> The base path where to install the Rust packages. Cargo automatically appends /bin. In other words, /usr/local will become /usr/local/bin.

state

string

The state of the Rust package.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

  • latest

version

string

-> The version to install. If name contains multiple values, the module will try to install all of them in this version.

Examples

- name: Install "ludusavi" Rust package
  community.general.cargo:
    name: ludusavi

- name: Install "ludusavi" Rust package in version 0.10.0
  community.general.cargo:
    name: ludusavi
    version: '0.10.0'

- name: Install "ludusavi" Rust package to global location
  community.general.cargo:
    name: ludusavi
    path: /usr/local

- name: Remove "ludusavi" Rust package
  community.general.cargo:
    name: ludusavi
    state: absent

- name: Update "ludusavi" Rust package its latest version
  community.general.cargo:
    name: ludusavi
    state: latest

Authors

  • Radek Sprta (@radek-sprta)