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01 Dec 2016

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  • The Code::Blocks Team


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Downloads of v


Software Author(s):

  • The Code::Blocks Team

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This is not the latest version of Code::Blocks available.

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  • 3

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$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install codeblocks
    name: codeblocks
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'codeblocks' do
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  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

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cChocoPackageInstaller codeblocks
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    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

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  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 01 Dec 2016.


CodeBlocks is a free C++ IDE built to meet the most demanding needs of its users. It is designed to be very extensible and fully configurable.
Finally, an IDE with all the features you need, having a consistent look, feel and operation across platforms.
Built around a plugin framework, Code
Blocks can be extended with plugins. Any kind of functionality can be added by installing/coding a plugin.
For instance, compiling and debugging functionality is already provided by plugins!


This package downloads the installer with the included GCC compiler.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$fosshubUrl = ''

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'codeblocks'
  fileType       = 'exe'
  softwareName   = 'CodeBlocks'

  checksum       = '4d1b66c02ea6be91912b3f9cd67a1c3a7933b7e2dd062db00344faf39e3cae1c'
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  url            = Get-UrlFromFosshub $fosshubUrl

  silentArgs     = '/S'
  validExitCodes = @(0)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName = 'codeblocks'

$uninstalled = $false
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName 'CodeBlocks'

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | % {
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName = $packageName
      fileType    = 'EXE'
      silentArgs  = '/S'
      validExitCodes= @(0)
      file          = "$($_.UninstallString)"

    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    Wait-Process -Name "Au_" # This is added to prevent race condition with auto uninstaller
} elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
  Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
  Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
  $key | % {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}

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