cdist-type__package_yum - Man Page

Manage packages with yum

Description

Yum is usually used on the Fedora distribution to manage packages. If you specify an unknown package, yum will display the slightly confusing error message "Error: Nothing to do".

Required Parameters

None

Optional Parameters

name

If supplied, use the name and not the object id as the package name.

state

Either "present" or "absent", defaults to "present"

url

URL to use for the package

Examples

# Ensure zsh in installed
__package_yum zsh --state present

# If you don't want to follow pythonX packages, but always use python
__package_yum python --state present --name python2

# Remove obsolete package
__package_yum puppet --state absent

__package epel-release-6-8 \
    --url http://mirror.switch.ch/ftp/mirror/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

See Also

cdist-type__package(7)

Authors

Nico Schottelius <nico-cdist--@--schottelius.org>

Copying

Copyright (C) 2011-2012 Nico Schottelius. 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.

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Dec 21, 2020 6.9.4 cdist