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Downloads:

247

Downloads of v 0.8.0:

12

Last Update:

15 Jan 2024

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Joe Davidson

Tags:

task-runner build tool utility documentation markdown

xc

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0.8.0 | Updated: 15 Jan 2024

Downloads:

247

Downloads of v 0.8.0:

12

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Joe Davidson

xc 0.8.0

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Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

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

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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

>

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

>

To uninstall xc, 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 xc -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 xc -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 xc
  win_chocolatey:
    name: xc
    version: '0.8.0'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'xc' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '0.8.0'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller xc
{
    Name     = "xc"
    Version  = "0.8.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'xc':
  ensure   => '0.8.0',
  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.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 15 Jan 2024.

Description

xc is a task runner designed to maximise convenience, and minimise complexity.

Each xc task is defined in simple, human-readable Markdown. Meaning that for people without the xc tool installed there is a clear source of useful commands in the README.md file.

xc is created and owned by Joe Davidson.


tools\xc.exe
md5: 75309B5D769E3CEDAC2DB98A570BE828 | sha1: 5B52DF54F977BE7EED85FE7D0AF5ECD62F6FFA4D | sha256: 3470D40CA582D4FB32835D52506ABD14BA983FF4566E78E9349E5FAFF0286A86 | sha512: 8ABBBCEE76544FBAC0B57311CAFB5477DA5309D51542D49C25C6636DD7E47DE5E2795B9B09732D9C9F05D6D2C5788935A1B0B13CE1DEE5A4D0DA281B7BB162B2
tools\LICENSE.txt

From: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/joerdav/xc/main/LICENSE

LICENSE
MIT License

Copyright (c) 2021 Joe Davidson

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal
in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights
to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all
copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER
LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM,
OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE
SOFTWARE.
tools\VERIFICATION.txt

VERIFICATION
Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community
in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.
 
Package can be verified like this:

1. Go to

   x86: https://github.com/joerdav/xc/releases/download/v0.8.0/xc_0.8.0_windows_386.exe
   x64: https://github.com/joerdav/xc/releases/download/v0.8.0/xc_0.8.0_windows_amd64.exe

   to download the executable.

2. You can use one of the following methods to obtain the SHA256 checksum:
   - Use powershell function 'Get-FileHash'
   - Use Chocolatey utility 'checksum.exe'

   checksum32: B0F58013C32281D7E591A4DEC205A168A3E5131331ED5FF7EBE63EAF93FAE8CC
   checksum64: 3470D40CA582D4FB32835D52506ABD14BA983FF4566E78E9349E5FAFF0286A86

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
xc 0.7.0 21 Thursday, December 21, 2023 Approved
xc 0.6.0 17 Thursday, December 7, 2023 Approved
xc 0.5.0 39 Tuesday, August 22, 2023 Approved
xc 0.4.1 37 Friday, May 5, 2023 Approved
xc 0.4.0 25 Thursday, May 4, 2023 Approved
xc 0.3.0 34 Thursday, April 13, 2023 Approved
xc 0.2.0 32 Saturday, April 8, 2023 Approved
xc 0.0.159 30 Friday, February 24, 2023 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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