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NAME

       cdist-type__package - Manage packages

DESCRIPTION

       This cdist type allows you to install or uninstall packages on the target. It dispatches
       the actual work to the package system dependent types.

REQUIRED PARAMETERS

       None

OPTIONAL PARAMETERS

       name
           The name of the package to install. Default is to use the object_id as the package
           name.

       version
           The version of the package to install. Default is to install the version chosen by the
           local package manager.

       type
           The package type to use. Default is determined based on the $os explorer variable.
           e.g.  package_apt for Debian package_emerge for Gentoo

       state
           Either "present" or "absent", defaults to "present"

EXAMPLES

           # Install the package vim on the target
           __package vim --state present

           # Same but install specific version
           __package vim --state present --version 7.3.50

           # Force use of a specific package type
           __package vim --state present --type __package_apt

SEE ALSO

       ยท   cdist-type(7)

COPYING

       Copyright (C) 2011 Steven Armstrong. Free use of this software is granted under the terms
       of the GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3).

AUTHOR

       Steven Armstrong <steven-cdist--@--armstrong.cc>
           Author.

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