cdist-type__package_zypper - Man Page

Manage packages with zypper

Description

Zypper is usually used on the SuSE distribution to manage packages.

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"

version

The version of the package to install. Default is to install the version chosen by the local package manager. For a list of available versions, have a look at the output of "zypper se -s packagename"

ptype

Either "package", "patch", "pattern", "product" or "srcpackage", defaults to "package". For a description see man zypper.

Examples

# Ensure zsh is installed
__package_zypper zsh --state present

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

# Ensure binutils is installed and the version is forced to be 2.23.1-0.19.2
__package_zypper binutils --state present --version 2.23.1-0.19.2

# Remove package
__package_zypper cfengine --state absent

# install all packages which belongs to pattern x11
__package_zypper x11 --ptype pattern --state present

See Also

cdist-type__package(7)

Authors

Daniel Heule <hda--@--sfs.biz>

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Copyright (C) 2012 Nico Schottelius. Copyright (C) 2013 Daniel Heule. 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