salt.modules.dpkg

Support for DEB packages

salt.modules.dpkg.bin_pkg_info(path, saltenv=u'base')

New in version 2015.8.0.

Parses RPM metadata and returns a dictionary of information about the package (name, version, etc.).

path
Path to the file. Can either be an absolute path to a file on the minion, or a salt fileserver URL (e.g. salt://path/to/file.rpm). If a salt fileserver URL is passed, the file will be cached to the minion so that it can be examined.
saltenv
: base
Salt fileserver envrionment from which to retrieve the package. Ignored if path is a local file path on the minion.

CLI Example:

salt '*' lowpkg.bin_pkg_info /root/foo-1.2.3-1ubuntu1_all.deb
salt '*' lowpkg.bin_pkg_info salt://foo-1.2.3-1ubuntu1_all.deb
salt.modules.dpkg.file_dict(*packages)

List the files that belong to a package, grouped by package. Not specifying any packages will return a list of _every_ file on the system's package database (not generally recommended).

CLI Examples:

salt '*' lowpkg.file_list httpd
salt '*' lowpkg.file_list httpd postfix
salt '*' lowpkg.file_list
salt.modules.dpkg.file_list(*packages)

List the files that belong to a package. Not specifying any packages will return a list of _every_ file on the system's package database (not generally recommended).

CLI Examples:

salt '*' lowpkg.file_list httpd
salt '*' lowpkg.file_list httpd postfix
salt '*' lowpkg.file_list
salt.modules.dpkg.info(*packages, **kwargs)

Returns a detailed summary of package information for provided package names. If no packages are specified, all packages will be returned.

New in version 2015.8.1.

packages
The names of the packages for which to return information.
failhard

Whether to throw an exception if none of the packages are installed. Defaults to True.

New in version 2016.11.3.

CLI example:

salt '*' lowpkg.info
salt '*' lowpkg.info apache2 bash
salt '*' lowpkg.info 'php5*' failhard=false
salt.modules.dpkg.list_pkgs(*packages)

List the packages currently installed in a dict:

{'<package_name>': '<version>'}

External dependencies:

Virtual package resolution requires aptitude. Because this function
uses dpkg, virtual packages will be reported as not installed.

CLI Example:

salt '*' lowpkg.list_pkgs
salt '*' lowpkg.list_pkgs httpd
salt.modules.dpkg.unpurge(*packages)

Change package selection for each package specified to 'install'

CLI Example:

salt '*' lowpkg.unpurge curl