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Ninja (Kitware variant)

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 3/26/2019.

Kitware branch of ninja for staging features not yet integrated upstream

To install Ninja (Kitware variant), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install kitware-ninja

To upgrade Ninja (Kitware variant), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade kitware-ninja


  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1
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    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'kitware-ninja'
    $url = ''
    $checksum = 'eaa2a0f1b0d273a19a0a00365208e9ec8e3f6181771c7fb0adae93aaf24c32c6'
    $url64 = ''
    $checksum64 = 'eaa2a0f1b0d273a19a0a00365208e9ec8e3f6181771c7fb0adae93aaf24c32c6'
    $root = Join-Path "$(Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)" "install"
    New-Item -ItemType Directory -Force -Path $root | Out-Null
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" -Url "$url" -UnzipLocation "$root" -Url64bit "$url64" -Checksum "$checksum" -ChecksumType 'sha256' -Checksum64 "$checksum64" -ChecksumType64 'sha256'

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Brad King Nico


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Ninja (Kitware variant) 41 Tuesday, September 25, 2018 approved
Ninja (Kitware variant) 27 Sunday, October 14, 2018 approved
Ninja (Kitware variant) 30 Tuesday, September 25, 2018 approved
Ninja (Kitware variant) 32 Tuesday, September 25, 2018 approved
Ninja (Kitware variant) 38 Monday, September 24, 2018 approved

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