gdebi

Package provider that uses gdebi to install a Debian package (.deb) file with its dependencies

Chris Pick

cpick

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Version information

  • 0.1.2 (latest)
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0
released Jun 22nd 2017
This version is compatible with:
  • Ubuntu, Debian

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Documentation

cpick/gdebi — version 0.1.2 Jun 22nd 2017

gdebi

Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with gdebi
  4. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Development - Guide for contributing to the module

Overview

Package provider that uses gdebi to install a Debian package (.deb) file with its dependencies

Module Description

The dpkg provider can also install a package from a .deb file, but it will not install any needed dependencies first.

The apt provider can install a package and its dependencies, but the package must be fetched from a repository, not a local .deb file.

The gdebi provider fills this gap.

Setup

What gdebi affects

  • Installs the 'gdebi-core' package.
  • Installs any requested pakage along with its dependencies.

Usage

include gdebi

package { 'foo':
    provider => gdebi,
    source   => "/path/to/foo.deb",
}

Limitations

Compatible with Ubuntu and Debian.

Development

Please report issues or create pull requests on github: https://github.com/cpick/puppet-gdebi