community.general.opkg module – Package manager for OpenWrt

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 5.4.0).

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.opkg.

Synopsis

  • Manages OpenWrt packages

Requirements

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

  • opkg

  • python

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

force

string

The opkg --force parameter used.

Choices:

  • :ansible-option-choices-entry:``

  • depends

  • maintainer

  • reinstall

  • overwrite

  • downgrade

  • space

  • postinstall

  • remove

  • checksum

  • removal-of-dependent-packages

name

aliases: pkg

list / elements=string / required

Name of package(s) to install/remove.

state

string

State of the package.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

  • installed

  • removed

update_cache

boolean

Update the package DB first.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

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)