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29 Nov 2021

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This is a prerelease version of LibreCAD.

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2.2.0-rc3 | Updated: 29 Nov 2021



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LibreCAD 2.2.0-rc3

This is a prerelease version of LibreCAD.

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3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade librecad -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.2.0-rc3'" --prerelease [other options]

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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.

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choco upgrade librecad -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.2.0-rc3'" --prerelease

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install librecad
    name: librecad
    version: '2.2.0-rc3'
    state: present
    allow_prerelease: yes

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'librecad' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.2.0-rc3'
  options  '--prerelease'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller librecad
    Name        = "librecad"
    Version     = "2.2.0-rc3"
    Source      = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
    chocoParams = "--prerelease"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'librecad':
  ensure          => '2.2.0-rc3',
  install_options => ['--prerelease'],
  provider        => 'chocolatey',
  source          => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 30 Nov 2021.


LibreCAD is a free Open Source CAD application for Windows, Apple and Linux. Support and documentation is free from our large, dedicated community of users, contributors and developers.

## LibreCAD and the GPLv2 ##

LibreCAD is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify  
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 (GPLv2)  
as published by the Free Software Foundation.  

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,  
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of  
See the GNU General Public License for more details.

The GPLv2 can be found in the `licenses` folder as `gpl-2.0.txt`.  

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### History ###

QCAD community edition version was released under the GPLv2.  
> Copyright (C) 2001-2003 RibbonSoft. All rights reserved.

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LibreCAD is a fork of QCAD community edition version;  
therefore, any modifications of or additions to the program   
are also released under the GPLv2.  

The project's first commit on Github was Aug 16, 2010.

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### Rights holders of the code ###

Some of the following may be composites of multiple copyright notices.

Copyright (C):

- 1999, 2001, 2007 Frank Warmerdam
- 2001-2003 RibbonSoft. All rights reserved.
- 2004-2014 Ingo Berg
- 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 R. van Twisk ([email protected])
- 2011-2015 Dongxu Li ([email protected])
- 2011-2015 José F. Soriano ([email protected])                 
- 2014 cgrzemba ([email protected])  
- 2014 Pavel Krejcir ([email protected])
- 2014-2015 Christian Luginbühl ([email protected])
- 2015 A. Stebich ([email protected])
- 2015-2016 ravas (

### Rights holders of the fonts ###

Copyright (C):

- 2002 Yoshimune Kobayashi ([email protected])
- 2004 by Saka.N ([email protected])
- 2010-2013 Khaled Hosny ([email protected])
- 2011, 2012 Rallaz ([email protected])
- 2014 stranger573 ([email protected])
- 2015 AZO ([email protected])

### Rights holders of the art ###

Copyright (C):

- 2011 Diego Alejandro Torres M. "Daltom Designer" (
- 2011 Pablo Ramrez Alem (

### Honorable mention ###

These are known contributors whose copyright notice could not be found.

- Claude Sylvain | <[email protected]>
- Scott Howard | <[email protected]>
- Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer | <[email protected]>

A list of contributors to the LibreCAD repository can be found at:   

## Licenses of bundled content ##

The LibreCAD source code is released as a whole under the GPLv2.  
The following refers to the licenses used by these resources,  
when they were released independently from LibreCAD.

The SVG icons in `librecad/res/icons` were all released under the CC0 license.  

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libdxfrw was released under GPLv2 "or any later version".  

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muParser was released under the MIT license.

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Shapelib was released under a "MIT Style" license or LGPLv2.

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The AZOmix fonts were released under the KST32B version 2.0 license.

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The Amiri font was released under the Open Font License.

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The Hershey Fonts were originally created by Dr. A. V. Hershey  
while working at the U. S. National Bureau of Standards.  
The format of the Font data in this distribution was originally created by:
> James Hurt  
> Cognition, Inc.  
> 900 Technology Park Drive  
> Billerica, MA 01821

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and can be verified by doing the following:

1. Download the following <>
2. Get the checksum using one of the following methods:
  - Using powershell function 'Get-FileHash'
  - Use chocolatey utility 'checksum.exe'
3. The checksums should match the following:

  checksum type: sha256
  checksum: F8ACAD0D8BCBF840370677B06B20BC5EE74ACDE22373507C882B0398938A90FF

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$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsPath = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  fileType       = 'exe'
  file           = "$toolsPath\LibreCAD-Installer-2.2.0-rc3.exe"
  softwareName   = 'LibreCAD'
  silentArgs     = '/S'
  validExitCodes = @(0)

Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs

Get-ChildItem $toolsPath\*.exe | ForEach-Object { Remove-Item $_ -ea 0; if (Test-Path $_) { Set-Content "$_.ignore" } }
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  softwareName  = 'LibreCAD'
  fileType      = 'exe'
  silentArgs    = '/S'
  validExitCodes= @(@(0))

$uninstalled = $false

[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey @packageArgs

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | ForEach-Object {
    $packageArgs['file'] = "$($_.UninstallString)"

    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
} 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 the package maintainer that the following keys were matched:"
  $key | ForEach-Object { Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)" }
md5: 46BBB9F835A9AEB28C623DAA8B007275 | sha1: F07C811BA50F980EC202B43590821F7550DB730D | sha256: F8ACAD0D8BCBF840370677B06B20BC5EE74ACDE22373507C882B0398938A90FF | sha512: BC11CB0F8FBAAB089EC7A50C41615F533B385B0289DCF0732CE2B5F3E0F8F9193269F6115148317B8C8A19A589F4DFDF61AD9B355967CF5A1FABE7BFD7058529

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