community.general.swupd module – Manages updates and bundles in ClearLinux systems.

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.swupd.

Synopsis

  • Manages updates and bundles with the swupd bundle manager, which is used by the Clear Linux Project for Intel Architecture.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

contenturl

string

URL pointing to the contents of available bundles. If not specified, the contents are retrieved from clearlinux.org.

format

string

The format suffix for version file downloads. For example [1,2,3,staging,etc]. If not specified, the default format is used.

manifest

aliases: release, version

integer

The manifest contains information about the bundles at certain version of the OS. Specify a Manifest version to verify against that version or leave unspecified to verify against the current version.

name

aliases: bundle

string

Name of the (I)bundle to install or remove.

state

string

Indicates the desired (I)bundle state. present ensures the bundle is installed while absent ensures the (I)bundle is not installed.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

update

boolean

Updates the OS to the latest version.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

url

string

Overrides both contenturl and versionurl.

verify

boolean

Verify content for OS version.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

versionurl

string

URL for version string download.

Examples

- name: Update the OS to the latest version
  community.general.swupd:
    update: yes

- name: Installs the "foo" bundle
  community.general.swupd:
    name: foo
    state: present

- name: Removes the "foo" bundle
  community.general.swupd:
    name: foo
    state: absent

- name: Check integrity of filesystem
  community.general.swupd:
    verify: yes

- name: Downgrade OS to release 12920
  community.general.swupd:
    verify: yes
    manifest: 12920

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key

Description

stderr

string

stderr of swupd

Returned: always

stdout

string

stdout of swupd

Returned: always

Authors

  • Alberto Murillo (@albertomurillo)