community.general.opkg – Package manager for OpenWrt

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 3.8.1).

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.opkg.

Synopsis

  • Manages OpenWrt packages

Requirements

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

  • opkg

  • python

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
force
string
    Choices:
  • depends
  • maintainer
  • reinstall
  • overwrite
  • downgrade
  • space
  • postinstall
  • remove
  • checksum
  • removal-of-dependent-packages
opkg --force parameter used
name
string / required
name of package to install/remove

aliases: pkg
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
  • installed
  • removed
state of the package
update_cache
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
update the package db first
Alias update-cache has been deprecated and will be removed in community.general 5.0.0.

aliases: update-cache

Examples

- name: Install foo
  community.general.opkg:
    name: foo
    state: present

- name: Update cache and install foo
  community.general.opkg:
    name: foo
    state: present
    update_cache: yes

- name: Remove foo
  community.general.opkg:
    name: foo
    state: absent

- name: Remove foo and bar
  community.general.opkg:
    name: foo,bar
    state: absent

- name: Install foo using overwrite option forcibly
  community.general.opkg:
    name: foo
    state: present
    force: overwrite

Authors

  • Patrick Pelletier (@skinp)