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Downloads:

512

Downloads of v 5.6.8:

63

Last Update:

23 Aug 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Sysprogs OÜ

Tags:

visual studio VS cross-platform gdb linux c c++ native dev IOT sysprogs trial

VisualGDB

This is not the latest version of VisualGDB available.

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5.6.8 | Updated: 23 Aug 2022

Downloads:

512

Downloads of v 5.6.8:

63

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Sysprogs OÜ

VisualGDB 5.6.8

This is not the latest version of VisualGDB available.

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  • 3

Some Checks Are Exempted or Have Failed

Not All Tests Have Passed


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Exemption:

Requires Visual Studio

Details

Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged as a Note:

At least one file within this package has greater than 0 detections, but less than 5

Details
Learn More

Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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

>

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

>

To uninstall VisualGDB, 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 visualgdb -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'5.6.8'" [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 visualgdb -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'5.6.8'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install visualgdb
  win_chocolatey:
    name: visualgdb
    version: '5.6.8'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'visualgdb' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '5.6.8'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller visualgdb
{
    Name     = "visualgdb"
    Version  = "5.6.8"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'visualgdb':
  ensure   => '5.6.8',
  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 as a trusted package on 23 Aug 2022.

Description

NOTE: This is commercial software with 30-day trial period, after expiration a valid license key is required. You can purchase one from the official website.

NOTE: VisualGDB requires Microsoft Visual Studio as a dependency, see system requirements.

VisualGDB

VisualGDB integrates the GNU toolchain (GCC/GDB) into Visual Studio. With VisualGDB installed, Visual Studio can be used for the development and debugging of many applications based on GNU tools: embedded firmware, native Android code, MacOS drivers, Linux drivers, Linux applications, and many more...

Installation Parameters

  • /InstallDir: - where to install the binaries
    • Default value:
      • "$env:ProgramFiles(x86)\Sysprogs\VisualGDB" on 64-bit Windows
      • "$env:ProgramFiles\Sysprogs\VisualGDB" on 32-bit Windows

Examples

  • Install into D:\VisualGDB directory
    choco install visualgdb --params "/InstallDir:D:\visualgdb"
    

tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$absUrl   = 'http://eu.cdn.sysprogs.com/1914/VisualGDB-5.6r8-trial.msi'
$checksum = '7f91ab5dc8d21ee30e6da95bc241b7d9326085c39a1bf1281fa46228ce80cff6'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  fileType      = 'MSI'
  url           = $absUrl
  softwareName  = "$env:ChocolateyPackageName*"
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  silentArgs    = "/qn /norestart /l*v `"$($env:TEMP)\$($packageName).$($env:chocolateyPackageVersion).MsiInstall.log`""
  validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)
}

$additionalArgs = Get-PackageParameters
if($additionalArgs['InstallDir']) {
  $packageArgs['silentArgs'] += " INSTALLFOLDER=`"$($additionalArgs['InstallDir'])`""
}

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

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  softwareName  = "$env:ChocolateyPackageName*"
  fileType      = 'MSI'
  silentArgs    = "/qn /norestart"
  validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1605, 1614, 1641)
}

[array]$keys = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs['softwareName']
if ($keys.Count -eq 1) {
  $packageArgs['silentArgs'] = "$($keys[0].PSChildName) $($packageArgs['silentArgs'])"
  Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
} elseif ($keys.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "$($packageArgs['packageName']) has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($keys.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$($keys.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:"
  $keys | % {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}
}

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
VisualGDB 5.6.8 63 Tuesday, August 23, 2022 Approved
VisualGDB 5.6.7 23 Monday, August 15, 2022 Approved
VisualGDB 5.6.6 49 Tuesday, June 7, 2022 Approved
VisualGDB 5.6.5 47 Friday, April 22, 2022 Approved
VisualGDB 5.6.4 69 Friday, January 28, 2022 Approved
VisualGDB 5.6.3 33 Thursday, January 20, 2022 Approved
VisualGDB 5.6.2 50 Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Approved
VisualGDB 5.6 59 Sunday, October 24, 2021 Approved
VisualGDB 5.5.5 89 Monday, August 23, 2021 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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