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Foxit Reader

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This package was rejected on 2/28/2019. The reviewer chocolatey-ops has listed the following reason(s):

ComFreek (maintainer) on 24 Jan 2019 11:01:00 +00:00:

User 'ComFreek' (maintainer) submitted package.

chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 24 Jan 2019 11:35:43 +00:00:

FoxitReader has passed automated validation. It may have or may still fail other checks like testing (verification).
Congratulations! This package passed automatic validation review without flagging on any issues the validator currently checks. A human review could still turn up issues a computer may not easily find.

chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 24 Jan 2019 21:05:18 +00:00:

FoxitReader has failed automated testing.
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chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 13 Feb 2019 21:08:00 +00:00:

We've found FoxitReader v9.4.1.16828 in a submitted status and waiting for your next actions. It has had no updates for 20 or more days since a reviewer has asked for corrections. Please note that if there is no response or fix of the package within 15 days of this message, this package version will automatically be closed (rejected) due to being stale.

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chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 28 Feb 2019 21:08:17 +00:00:

Unfortunately there has not been progress to move FoxitReader v9.4.1.16828 towards an approved status within 15 days after the last review message, so we need to close (reject) the package version at this time. If you want to pick this version up and move it towards approval in the future, use the contact site admins link on the package page and we can move it back into a submitted status so you can submit updates.

Status Change - Changed status of package from 'submitted' to 'rejected'.


Foxit Reader: The Best PDF Reader. With Foxit Reader you can read and annotate PDF documents and fill out PDF forms.

Important Notes

  1. All open FoxitReader, Windows Explorer and browser instances must be closed during installation, update and uninstallation.
    Otherwise, you might encounter error dialogs during the process asking you to close all instances.
    Windows Explorer must be closed due to Foxit Reader's shell plugins, browser instances shall be closed proactively due to PDFs displayed inline.
  2. Only the English version is provided because it is bundled with the highest version of Foxit Reader among all languages.

Install arguments

FoxitReader uses Inno Setup, the available flags can be seen at http://jrsoftware.org/ishelp/index.php?topic=setupcmdline.
You might be especially interested in the "tasks" and "components" sections.
The FoxitReader-specific tasks and components from which you can choose from are: https://gist.github.com/anonymous/6ab0d828cc626834e2048d9cf4ed30e1.

For example, you would like no desktop icon, no default file association, no browser plugin and no ConnectedPDF, then run this command:

choco install foxitreader --ia '/MERGETASKS="!desktopicon,!setdefaultreader,!displayinbrowser /COMPONENTS=*pdfviewer,*ffse,*installprint,*ffaddin,*ffspellcheck,!connectedpdf"'

Note that contrary to /MERGETASKS, you have to specify in /COMPONENTS also those components which you would like to retain. You can get those from the link above of Foxit Reader-specific tasks and components. An asterisk (*) prefix results in all sub-components automatically being included as well, cf. Inno Setup's documentation linked above.

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    
    # See the comments in  https://github.com/ComFreek/chocolatey-packages/blob/master/foxitreader/update.ps1
    # on the '/de/' part.
    $url32       = 'https://www.foxitsoftware.com/de/downloads/latest.php?product=Foxit-Reader&platform=Windows&version=9.4.1.16828&package_type=exe&language=English'
    $checksum32  = '5276499377da44774002be585c3edf622a6683493f00ca5503dfc32b8bede517'
    
    function Uninstall-PreviousVersion {
    	Write-Output 'Uninstalling previous version...'
    
    	$packageArgs = @{
    		packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
    		softwareName  = 'Foxit Reader'
    		fileType      = 'EXE'
    		silentArgs    = "/VERYSILENT /norestart"
    		validExitCodes= @(0)
    	}
    
    	[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs['softwareName']
    
    	if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
    		$packageArgs['file'] = $($key[0].UninstallString)
    		Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    	} 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 package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
    		$key | % {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}
    	}
    }
    
    <#
    .SYNOPSIS
    Download the current version and unwrap the inner native installer.
    
    Return a tuple ($pathToUnwrappedNativeInstaller, $tmpDirectory) where
    $tmpDirectory is the directory where the native installer is contained
    and which should ideally be deleted after installation.
    #>
    function Download-CurrentVersion {
    	Write-Output 'Downloading current version...' | Out-Null
    
    	# FoxitReader has recently changed to a "wrapped" setup program:
    	# The above $url32 will download a wrapper setup EXE, which is more or less
    	# a GUI interface to the wrapped inner setup EXE.
    	#
    	# The wrapper setup neither accepts CLI arguments for silencing nor for
    	# configuration as far as we know.
    	# Therefore, after downloading the wrapper setup, we extract the wrapped
    	# setup EXE and run it manually in Install-CurrentVersion.
    
    	$toolsDir = $(Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.ScriptName)
    	$wrapperSetupDownloadPath = $(Join-Path $toolsDir "wrapper-setup.exe")
    	$wrapperSetupUnzippedPath = $(Join-Path $toolsDir "wrapper-setup-extracted")
    
    	$wrapperDownloadArgs = @{
    		PackageName    = 'foxitreader'
    		FileFullPath   = $wrapperSetupDownloadPath
    		Url            = $url32
    		Checksum       = $checksum32
    		ChecksumType   = 'sha256'
    		Options = @{
    			Headers = @{
    				# In addition on the '/de/' part in the URL (which actually forces
    				# an English language setup), also specify the desired language as
    				# an HTTP header even though this had no effect in the past.
    				'Accept-Language' = 'en-US;en-GB'
    			}
    		}
    	}
    
    	$wrapperUnzipArgs = @{
    		PackageName    = 'foxitreader'
    		FileFullPath   = $wrapperSetupDownloadPath
    		Destination    = $wrapperSetupUnzippedPath
    	}
    
    	Get-ChocolateyWebFile @wrapperDownloadArgs | Out-Null
    	Get-ChocolateyUnzip @wrapperUnzipArgs | Out-Null
    
    	# Do not use gci -File parameter to retain PS 2 compatibility
    	$wrappedSetupPath =
    		Get-ChildItem `
    			-Path $(Join-Path $wrapperSetupUnzippedPath '$PLUGINSDIR') `
    			'FoxitReader*Setup*.exe' `
    		| Where {! $_.PSIsContainer} | Select -First 1 -ExpandProperty FullName
    
    	# Continue and don't fail in case AV software locks files
    	Remove-Item $wrapperSetupDownloadPath -Recurse -Force -ErrorAction Continue
    
    	return $wrappedSetupPath, $wrapperSetupUnzippedPath
    }
    
    function Install-CurrentVersion([string] $installerPath) {
    	Write-Output 'Installing current version...'
    
    	$installationArgs = @{
    		PackageName    = 'foxitreader'
    		FileType       = 'EXE'
    		File           = $installerPath
    		silentArgs     = '/verysilent'
    		validExitCodes = @(0)
    	}
    	Write-Host $installerPath
    	Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @installationArgs
    }
    
    Write-Output 'Downloading current version and then uninstalling previous version (if any) before performing installation of the current version.'
    
    $tmpDirectory = $null
    
    try {
    	$installerPath, $tmpDirectory = Download-CurrentVersion
    	Uninstall-PreviousVersion
    	Install-CurrentVersion $installerPath
    }
    finally {
    	if (-not ($null -eq $tmpDirectory)) {
    		# Continue and don't fail in case AV software locks files
    		Remove-Item $tmpDirectory -Recurse -Force -ErrorAction Continue
    	}
    }
    
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    
    $packageArgs = @{
    	packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
    	softwareName  = 'Foxit Reader'
    	fileType      = 'EXE'
    	silentArgs    = "/VERYSILENT /norestart"
    	validExitCodes= @(0)
    }
    
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs['softwareName']
    
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
    	$packageArgs['file'] = $($key[0].UninstallString)
    	Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    } 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 package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
    	$key | % {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}
    }
    

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Dependencies

This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Foxit Software Incorporated

Tags

Release Notes

https://www.foxitsoftware.com/products/pdf-reader/version-history.php

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Foxit Reader 9.5.0.20723 346947 Tuesday, April 16, 2019 approved
Foxit Reader 9.4.1.16829 143971 Friday, March 1, 2019 approved
Foxit Reader 9.4.0.16811 87829 Thursday, January 3, 2019 approved
Foxit Reader 9.3.0.10829 66651 Friday, November 9, 2018 approved
Foxit Reader 9.3.0.10828 53594 Sunday, September 30, 2018 approved
Foxit Reader 9.3.0.10827 1973 Saturday, September 29, 2018 approved
Foxit Reader 9.3.0.10826 3071 Friday, September 28, 2018 approved
Foxit Reader 9.2.0.9297 75403 Thursday, August 2, 2018 approved
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