cdist-type__package_pkgng_freebsd - Manage FreeBSD packages with pkg-ng
This type is usually used on FreeBSD to manage packages.
- If supplied, use the name and not the object id as the
- If supplied, use to avoid ambiguity.
- If supplied, use to install a specific version of the
- If supplied, use to install the package named from a
- Either "present" or "absent", defaults
- If supplied, allow upgrading to the latest version of a
This type requires that repository definitions already exist in /etc/pkg/*.conf.
Ensure that they exist prior to use of this type with __file.
pkg-ng can't upgrade a package to a specific version. If this type needs to
upgrade a package, it can only ugprade to the latest available version. If the
"upgrade" parameter is not given and an upgrade needs to occur, an
error will result.
- The package was installed
- The package was removed
- The package was upgraded
- The package was already present and thus not installed
# Ensure zsh is installed
__package_pkgng_freebsd zsh --state present
# Ensure vim is installed, use flavor no_x11
__package_pkgng_freebsd vim --state present --flavor no_x11
# If you don't want to follow pythonX packages, but always use python
__package_pkgng_freebsd python --state present --name python2
# Install a package from a particular repository when multiples exist
__package_pkgng_freebsd bash --state present --repo myrepo
# Remove obsolete package
__package_pkgng_freebsd puppet --state absent
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