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Downloads:

7,448

Downloads of v 20220319.0.0:

1,109

Last Update:

01 Apr 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Alexpux
  • martell
  • mingwandroid
  • elieux
  • renatosilva
  • niXman

Tags:

msys2 msys cygwin mingw pacman bash makepkg gcc admin

MSYS2 Installer

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20220319.0.0 | Updated: 01 Apr 2022

Downloads:

7,448

Downloads of v 20220319.0.0:

1,109

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Alexpux
  • martell
  • mingwandroid
  • elieux
  • renatosilva
  • niXman

MSYS2 Installer 20220319.0.0

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

Details
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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install MSYS2 Installer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade MSYS2 Installer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall MSYS2 Installer, 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 msys2-installer -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [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 msys2-installer -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install msys2-installer
  win_chocolatey:
    name: msys2-installer
    version: '20220319.0.0'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'msys2-installer' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '20220319.0.0'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller msys2-installer
{
    Name     = "msys2-installer"
    Version  = "20220319.0.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'msys2-installer':
  ensure   => '20220319.0.0',
  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.

NOTE

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Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 29 Apr 2022.

Description

This Chocolatey package performs an unattended installation of MSYS2 using the official .exe installer.

Please also check msys2 package that performs more advanced installation and might be a better choice for some users.

Major differences when compared to MSYS2 package:

  • Installation is performed from official .exe installer instead of .tar.xz archive
  • Installation stops without performing any additional customization or configuration (not even pacman --noconfirm -Syuu)

tools\auto-install.qs
 
tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName= 'msys2-installer'
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url64 = 'https://repo.msys2.org/distrib/x86_64/msys2-x86_64-20220319.exe'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  softwareName  = 'MSYS2 *'
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  url           = $url
  url64bit      = $url64
  # Checksum from http://www.msys2.org/
  checksum64    = 'bd7cac636c1bf3a1821b9694ba3f49a92a6de1458d0ccc78f36338a393892e71'
  checksumType64= 'sha256'
  silentArgs    = "--script `"$toolsDir\auto-install.qs`" --verbose"
  validExitCodes= @(0)
}

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName = 'msys2-installer'
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$softwareName = 'MSYS2 *'
$installerType = 'exe'

# Note: We are not using --platform minimal as the uninstallation could get stuck on Corrupt_Installation_Error message box
$silentArgs = "--script `"$toolsDir\auto-install.qs`" --verbose"
$validExitCodes = @(0)

$uninstalled = $false

# TODO: Check if following approach would work as well
#[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $softwareName

$uninstallKeys = @(
  'HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
  'HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
  'HKCU:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
  'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*'
)
[array]$keys = `
  Get-ItemProperty -Path $uninstallKeys -ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue `
  | Where-Object {
    ($_.DisplayName -like $softwareName) -and (Test-Path -Path $_.UninstallString -PathType Leaf)
  }

Write-Host $keys

$keys `
| ForEach-Object {
  Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage `
    -PackageName "$packageName" `
    -FileType "$installerType" `
    -SilentArgs "$($silentArgs)" `
    -File "$($_.UninstallString)" `
    -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes
}

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
MSYS2 Installer 20161025.0.0 4670 Friday, June 2, 2017 Approved
MSYS2 Installer 20160921.0.0 378 Friday, June 2, 2017 Approved
MSYS2 Installer 20160205.0.0 442 Thursday, February 23, 2017 Approved
MSYS2 Installer 20150916.0.0 369 Thursday, February 23, 2017 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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