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Downloads:

379,185

Downloads of v 0.6.2.0:

2,534

Last Update:

30 Jun 2014

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Rob Reynolds

Tags:

chocolatey package automatic updater

Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers)

This is not the latest version of Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers) available.

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0.6.2.0 | Updated: 30 Jun 2014

Downloads:

379,185

Downloads of v 0.6.2.0:

2,534

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Rob Reynolds

Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers) 0.6.2.0

This is not the latest version of Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers) available.

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

Deployment Method:

NOTE

This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade chocolateypackageupdater -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'0.6.2.0'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade chocolateypackageupdater -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'0.6.2.0'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install chocolateypackageupdater
  win_chocolatey:
    name: chocolateypackageupdater
    version: '0.6.2.0'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'chocolateypackageupdater' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '0.6.2.0'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller chocolateypackageupdater
{
    Name     = "chocolateypackageupdater"
    Version  = "0.6.2.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'chocolateypackageupdater':
  ensure   => '0.6.2.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator mwrock on 26 Oct 2014.

Description

ChocolateyPackageUpdater (chocopkgup) - your automatic package updating solution for package maintainers.

This works in conjunction with ketarin to keep the chocolatey packages you maintain automatically updated. So you don't even have to think about updating a package or keeping it up to date. It just happens. Automatically, in the background, and even faster than you could make it happen. It's almost as if you were the application/tool author.

FAQs

  1. Is it magic? I'm not sure.
  2. Does it work? Is like Schwarzenegger hard to spell?
  3. How does it work? See the project url for more information.
  4. Is it harder than maintaining a package myself? Not really. You pay an initial upfront cost, but it's small compared to maintenance over time.
  5. Is it perfect? Is anything?
  6. Is it free? Yes! As long as you release your packages openly at chocolatey.org, this is free! If you want to use it for private packages, you will need to pony up some $$.

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers) 0.6.12.0 2535 Tuesday, January 3, 2017 Approved
Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers) 0.6.11.0 3150 Monday, August 22, 2016 Approved
Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers) 0.6.10.0 527 Monday, August 22, 2016 Approved
Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers) 0.6.9.0 692 Thursday, August 18, 2016 Approved
Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers) 0.6.8.0 896 Thursday, June 30, 2016 Approved
Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers) 0.6.7.0 1881 Thursday, December 31, 2015 Approved
Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers) 0.6.6.0 1959 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Approved
Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers) 0.6.5.0 2046 Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Approved
Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers) 0.6.4.0 1464 Thursday, January 1, 2015 Approved
Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers) 0.6.3.0 591 Wednesday, December 31, 2014 Approved
Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers) 0.6.2.0 2534 Monday, June 30, 2014 Approved
Chocolatey Automatic Package Updater (for package maintainers) 0.6.1.0 1786 Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Approved
ChocolateyPackageUpdater 0.6.0.0 597 Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Approved
ChocolateyPackageUpdater 0.5.6.0 1480 Sunday, February 24, 2013 Approved
ChocolateyPackageUpdater 0.5.5.0 655 Sunday, February 24, 2013 Approved
ChocolateyPackageUpdater 0.5.1.0 781 Thursday, January 3, 2013 Approved
ChocolateyPackageUpdater 0.5.0.0 780 Saturday, September 29, 2012 Approved

v0.6.2

  • License does not expire until 12/31/2014

v0.6.0

  • License does not expire until 6/30/2014
  • You can define a PS1 file in the package folder to be called by the updater just before packaging. Use it to download files or whatever else might be necessary. The file that it looks for is named ChocoPkgUp.ps1 by default.

v0.5.6

  • License does not expire until 12/31/2013
  • The output folder is now a subfolder "_output" of your package folder, allowing you to commit for others to look at later and provide fix pull requests.

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