community.general.portinstall – Installing packages from FreeBSD’s ports system

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.portinstall.

Synopsis

  • Manage packages for FreeBSD using ‘portinstall’.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
name
string / required
name of package to install/remove

aliases: pkg
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
state of the package
use_packages
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
use packages instead of ports whenever available

Examples

- name: Install package foo
  community.general.portinstall:
    name: foo
    state: present

- name: Install package security/cyrus-sasl2-saslauthd
  community.general.portinstall:
    name: security/cyrus-sasl2-saslauthd
    state: present

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

Authors

  • berenddeboer (@berenddeboer)