cdist-type__package_dpkg - Man Page

Manage packages with dpkg

Description

This type is used on Debian and variants (like Ubuntu) to install packages that are provided locally as *.deb files.

The object given to this type must be the name of the deb package. The filename of the deb package has to follow Debian naming conventions, i.e. ${binary:Package}_${Version}_${Architecture}.deb (see dpkg-query(1) for details).

Optional Parameters

state

present or absent, defaults to present.

Required Parameters

source

path to the *.deb package

Boolean Parameters

purge-if-absent

If this parameter is given when state is absent, the package is purged from the system (using --purge).

Explorer

pkg_state

Returns the full package name if package is installed, empty otherwise.

Messages

installed

The deb-file was installed.

removed (--remove)

The package was removed, keeping config.

removed (--purge)

The package was removed including config (purged).

Examples

# Install foo and bar packages
__package_dpkg foo_0.1_all.deb --source /tmp/foo_0.1_all.deb
__package_dpkg bar_1.4.deb --source $__type/files/bar_1.4.deb

# uninstall baz:
__package_dpkg baz_1.4_amd64.deb \
    --source $__type/files/baz_1.4_amd64.deb \
    --state "absent"
# uninstall baz and also purge config-files:
__package_dpkg baz_1.4_amd64.deb \
    --source $__type/files/baz_1.4_amd64.deb \
    --purge-if-absent \
    --state "absent"

See Also

cdist-type__package(7), dpkg-query(1)

Authors

Tomas Pospisek <tpo_deb--@--sourcepole.ch>
Thomas Eckert <tom--@--it-eckert.de>

Copying

Copyright (C) 2013 Tomas Pospisek. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This type is based on __package_apt.

Referenced By

cdist-type__dpkg_architecture(7).

Apr 20, 2021 6.9.6 cdist