Downloads:

33,134

Downloads of v 1.9.13.20211113:

817

Last Update:

14 Nov 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • libretro developers

Tags:

retroarch games gaming emulation emulators

RetroArch

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1.9.13.20211113 | Updated: 14 Nov 2021

Downloads:

33,134

Downloads of v 1.9.13.20211113:

817

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • libretro developers

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  • 2
  • 3
RetroArch 1.9.13.20211113

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Details

Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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

>

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

>

To uninstall RetroArch, 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 retroarch -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 retroarch -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 retroarch
  win_chocolatey:
    name: retroarch
    version: '1.9.13.20211113'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'retroarch' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.9.13.20211113'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller retroarch
{
    Name     = "retroarch"
    Version  = "1.9.13.20211113"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'retroarch':
  ensure   => '1.9.13.20211113',
  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.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 14 Nov 2021.

Description

RetroArch is a frontend for libretro, an open API which exposes the functionality of a game, emulator or certain kinds of multimedia applications. libretro started as libsnes with the SNES emulator bSNES, but libretro has since become a far broader API. RetroArch builds around the libretro API to provide a powerful interface for libretro cores.

Package Parameters

The following package parameters can be set:

  • /InstallDir:{path} - Installation directory, defaults to {tools-location} (typically C:\tools)
  • /InstallationPath:{path} - Alias for /InstallDir
  • /DesktopShortcut - Add shortcut for RetroArch to the desktop.

Notes

If a custom installation directory is used for RetroArch, shims will still be created for retroarch.exe and retroarch_debug.exe on the path so that RetroArch can be started from the command line as with prior versions of this package.

As of v1.9.1, the packaging method used by the RetroArch developers has changed. RetroArch now installs in its own RetroArch-Win32 or RetroArch-Win64 directory within the installation directory. This was not accounted for in the Chocolatey package until v1.9.4. If you have an older version of RetroArch installed, you may wish to uninstall it completely and then reinstall with Chocolatey instead of performing a simple upgrade.

Since v1.7.7 was released, the libretro/RetroArch developers have been uploading new builds without always updating the version. If you get checksum errors while installing RetroArch, this has probably happened again. Just let us know via the Contact Maintainers link and a new package should be up on Chocolatey shortly after.


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$packageName   = 'retroarch'
$url           = 'https://buildbot.libretro.com/stable/1.9.13/windows/x86/RetroArch.7z'
$url64         = 'https://buildbot.libretro.com/stable/1.9.13/windows/x86_64/RetroArch.7z'
$checksum      = '271563c7cf6b4574ce2d8cdfbfd954a783a5f157e39a53ed977ac875d0605b9c'
$checksum64    = '1e2892037469477566dd504466e3bd66d94e0aa09cd95fe4fbd8e35eee07402e'
$checksumType  = 'sha256'
$checksumType64= 'sha256'


# Get the package parameters and then back them up for the uninstaller
# This works around choco#1479 https://github.com/chocolatey/choco/issues/1479
$pp = Get-PackageParameters
$toolsPath = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$paramsFile = Join-Path (Split-Path -Parent $toolsPath) 'PackageParameters.xml'
Write-Debug "Writing package parameters to $paramsFile"
Export-Clixml -Path $paramsFile -InputObject $pp

if ((Get-ProcessorBits 32) -or $env:ChocolateyForceX86 -eq 'true') {
  $specificFolder = "RetroArch-Win32"
} else {
  $specificFolder = "RetroArch-Win64"
}

$installDir = $(Get-ToolsLocation)
if ($pp.InstallDir -or $pp.InstallationPath ) { $installDir = $pp.InstallDir + $pp.InstallationPath }
Write-Host "RetroArch is going to be installed in '$installDir'"

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" `
  -Url "$url" -Checksum "$checksum" -ChecksumType $checksumType `
  -Url64 "$url64" -Checksum64 "$checksum64" -ChecksumType64 $checksumType64 `
  -UnzipLocation "$installDir" -SpecificFolder "$specificFolder"

if ($installDir -eq $toolsPath) {
  New-Item "$installDir\$specificFolder\retroarch.exe.gui" -Type file -Force | Out-Null
  if (Test-Path "$installDir\$specificFolder\retroarch_debug.exe") {
    New-Item "$installDir\$specificFolder\retroarch_debug.exe.gui" -Type file -Force | Out-Null
  }
} else {
  Install-BinFile retroarch -path "$installDir\$specificFolder\retroarch.exe" -UseStart
  if (Test-Path "$installDir\$specificFolder\retroarch_debug.exe") {
    Install-BinFile retroarch_debug -path "$installDir\$specificFolder\retroarch_debug.exe" -UseStart
  }
}

if ($pp.DesktopShortcut) {
  $desktop = [System.Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")
  Install-ChocolateyShortcut -ShortcutFilePath "$desktop\RetroArch.lnk" `
    -TargetPath "$installDir\$specificFolder\retroarch.exe" -WorkingDirectory "$installDir" `
    -WindowStyle 3
}
tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1
$packageName   = 'retroarch'
$zip32         = 'RetroArch.7z'
$zip64         = 'RetroArch.7z'

if ((Get-ProcessorBits 32) -or $env:ChocolateyForceX86 -eq 'true') {
  $specificFolder = "RetroArch-Win32"
  $zip = $zip32
} else {
  $specificFolder = "RetroArch-Win64"
  $zip = $zip64
}

Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$zip"

# Get package parameters
$pp = Get-PackageParameters
if ($null -eq $pp -or $pp.Count -eq 0) {
  # Work around for choco#1479 https://github.com/chocolatey/choco/issues/1479
  $toolsPath = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
  $paramsFile = Join-Path (Split-Path -Parent $toolsPath) 'PackageParameters.xml'
  if (Test-Path -Path $paramsFile) {
    Write-Debug "Loading package parameters from $paramsFile"
    $pp = Import-Clixml -Path $paramsFile
  } else {
    Write-Debug "No package parameters available; shims and desktop shortcut won't be removed if they were created"
    $pp = @{}
  }
}

$installDir = Join-Path $(Get-ToolsLocation) $specificFolder
if ($pp.InstallDir -or $pp.InstallationPath ) { $installDir = $pp.InstallDir + $pp.InstallationPath }

if ($installDir -ne $toolsPath) {
  Uninstall-BinFile retroarch -path "$installDir\retroarch.exe"
  if (Test-Path "$installDir\retroarch_debug.exe") {
    Uninstall-BinFile retroarch_debug -path "$installDir\retroarch_debug.exe"
  }
}

if ($pp.DesktopShortcut) {
  $desktop = [System.Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")
  Remove-Item "$desktop\RetroArch.lnk" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Force | Out-Null
}

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
RetroArch 1.9.13.20211109 577 Tuesday, November 9, 2021 Approved
RetroArch 1.9.13 260 Monday, November 8, 2021 Approved
RetroArch 1.9.12 814 Monday, October 25, 2021 Approved
RetroArch 1.9.11 712 Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Approved
RetroArch 1.9.10 783 Monday, September 27, 2021 Approved
RetroArch 1.9.9 897 Friday, September 10, 2021 Approved
RetroArch 1.9.7 819 Monday, August 23, 2021 Approved
RetroArch 1.9.6 989 Monday, July 26, 2021 Approved

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