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cdist-type__update_index - Update the package index

CDIST-TYPE__PACKAGE_UPDATE_INDEX(7) cdist CDIST-TYPE__PACKAGE_UPDATE_INDEX(7)

NAME

cdist-type__update_index - Update the package index

DESCRIPTION

This cdist type allows you to update the package index on the target. It will automatically use the appropriate package manager.

REQUIRED PARAMETERS

None

OPTIONAL PARAMETERS

type
The package manager to use. Default is determined based on the $os explorer variable. e.g. * apt for Debian * yum for Red Hat * pacman for Arch Linux

EXAMPLES

 
# Update the package index on the target
__package_update_index
# Force use of a specific package manager __package_update_index --type apt


AUTHORS

Ricardo Catalinas Jiménez < jimenezrick--@--gmail.com>

COPYING

Copyright (C) 2014 Ricardo Catalinas Jiménez. 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.
December 18, 2016 4.4.1