community.general.opkg – Package manager for OpenWrt

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection.

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
Default:
"absent"
opkg --force parameter used
name
string / required
name of package to install/remove

aliases: pkg
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
state of the package
update_cache
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
update the package db first

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)