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Installs Greenplum Database extensions in .gppkg format, such as PL/Java, PL/R, PostGIS, and MADlib, along with their dependencies, across an entire cluster.
gppkg [-i package | -u package | -r name-version | -c] [-d master_data_directory] [-a] [-v] gppkg --migrate GPHOME_old GPHOME_new [-a] [-v] gppkg [-q | --query] query_option gppkg -? | --help | -h gppkg --version
The Greenplum Package Manager (gppkg) utility installs Greenplum Database extensions, along with any dependencies, on all hosts across a cluster. It will also automatically install extensions on new hosts in the case of system expansion and segment recovery.
- -a (do not prompt)
- Do not prompt the user for confirmation.
- -c | --clean
- Reconciles the package state of the cluster to match the state of the master host. Running this option after a failed or partial install/uninstall ensures that the package installation state is consistent across the cluster.
- -d master_data_directory
- The master data directory. If not specified, the value set for $MASTER_DATA_DIRECTORY will be used.
- -i package | --install=package
- Installs the given package. This includes any pre/post installation steps and installation of any dependencies.
- --migrate GPHOME_old GPHOME_new
- Migrates packages from a separate $GPHOME. Carries over packages from one version of Greenplum Database to another.
- For example: gppkg --migrate /usr/local/greenplum-db-<old-version> /usr/local/greenplum-db-<new-version>
Note: In general, it is best to avoid using the --migrate option, and packages should be reinstalled, not migrated. See Upgrading from 6.x to a Newer 6.x Release.
- When migrating packages, these requirements must be met.
- At least the master instance of the destination Greenplum Database must be started (the instance installed in GPHOME_new). Before running the gppkg command start the Greenplum Database master with the command gpstart -m.
- Run the gppkg utility from the GPHOME_new installation. The migration destination installation directory.
- -q | --query query_option
- Provides information specified by query_option about the
installed packages. Only one query_option can be specified
at a time. The following table lists the possible values for query_option.
<package_file> is the name of a package.
Table 1. Query Options for gppkg query_option Returns <package_file> Whether the specified package is installed. --info <package_file> The name, version, and other information about the specified package. --list <package_file> The file contents of the specified package. --all List of all installed packages.
- -r name-version | --remove=name-version
- Removes the specified package.
- -u package | --update=package
- Updates the given package.Warning: The process of updating a package includes removing all previous versions of the system objects related to the package. For example, previous versions of shared libraries are removed. After the update process, a database function will fail when it is called if the function references a package file that has been removed.
- --version (show utility version)
- Displays the version of this utility.
- -v | --verbose
- Sets the logging level to verbose.
- -? | -h | --help
- Displays the online help.