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bazel build automation

bazel (Install)

1.0.0 | Updated: 10/12/2019



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Software Author(s):

  • The Bazel Authors

bazel (Install) 1.0.0

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To install bazel (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade bazel (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall bazel (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • 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 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. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade bazel -y --source="'STEP 3 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 bazel -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure bazel installed
    name: bazel
    state: present
    version: 1.0.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...

chocolatey_package 'bazel' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.0.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: bazel,
    Version: 1.0.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller bazel
   Name     = 'bazel'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.0.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'bazel':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.0.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install bazel version="1.0.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

There are versions of this package awaiting moderation . See the Version History section below.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 10/12/2019.


Build software of any size, quickly and reliably, just as engineers do at Google.

Bazel is Google's own build tool, now publicly available in Beta.

Bazel has built-in support for building both client and server software, including client applications for both Android and iOS platforms. It also provides an extensible framework that you can use to develop your own build rules.

Package parameters

Supply like --params="/option:'value' ..." (see docs for --params)

  • msys2Path (optional, defaults to c:\tools\msys64) - override this if msys2 is installed elsewhere.

write-host "Attempting to stop any running bazel processes, to allow upgrade"
  $running = get-process bazel
  write-host "No running bazel processes to stop"
  $running = @()

if ($running)
  write-host "Stopping bazel processes"
  foreach($p in $running)
    stop-process $p
    write-verbose "Stopped $($p.ProcessName) $($p.Id)"
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors
$packageName = 'bazel'

$toolsDir = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
$raw = get-content "$($toolsDir)\params.txt" | out-string
write-host "Content of $($toolsDir)\params.txt:"
write-host $raw
$params = $raw -split "`n"
write-host "url:  $($params[0].Trim())"
write-host "hash: $($params[1].Trim())"

$packageDir = Split-Path -parent $toolsDir

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
  -Url64bit "$($params[0].Trim())" `
  -Checksum64 "$($params[1].Trim())" `
  -ChecksumType64 "sha256" `
  -UnzipLocation "$packageDir"

write-host @"
bazel installed to $packageDir

You also need, in your environment variables (adjust paths for your system):

See also

Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community
in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.

Download the zip file from github releases
Take its sha256
If it matches what is in package's chocolateyinstall.ps1, it's authentic.


invoke-webrequest -outfile
get-filehash -algorithm sha256
# compare that to what's in <package>/tools/chocolateyinstall.ps1

See also package build script `<repo>/scripts/packages/chocolatey/buildAndInstall.ps1`.

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.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
bazel (Install) 102 Sunday, October 13, 2019 Waiting for Maintainer gravatar
bazel (Install) 1.0.0-rc5 18 Friday, October 4, 2019 Approved
bazel (Install) 1.0.0-rc4 10 Friday, October 4, 2019 Approved
bazel (Install) 1.0.0-rc3 34 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Approved
bazel (Install) 1.0.0-rc2 26 Monday, September 9, 2019 Approved
bazel (Install) 1.0.0-rc1 11 Monday, September 9, 2019 Approved
bazel (Install) 0.29.1 6221 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Approved
bazel (Install) 0.29.0 558 Thursday, August 29, 2019 Approved
bazel (Install) 0.28.0 1428 Sunday, July 21, 2019 Approved

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