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Nullsoft Scriptable Install System

2.47

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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 12/26/2015.

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open source system to create Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore very suitable for internet distribution.

Being a user's first experience with your product, a stable and reliable installer is an important component of succesful software. With NSIS you can create such installers that are capable of doing everything that is needed to setup your software.

NSIS is script-based and allows you to create the logic to handle even the most complex installation tasks. Many plug-ins and scripts are already available: you can create web installers, communicate with Windows and other software components, install or update shared components and more.

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To install Nullsoft Scriptable Install System, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install nsis --version 2.47

To upgrade Nullsoft Scriptable Install System, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade nsis --version 2.47

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    # MetaPackage
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    # powershell v2 compatibility
    $psVer = $PSVersionTable.PSVersion.Major
    if ($psver -ge 3) {
      function Get-ChildItemDir {Get-ChildItem -Directory $args}
    } else {
      function Get-ChildItemDir {Get-ChildItem $args}
    }
    $warningPreference = "Continue"
    $chocoLib = Join-Path $env:ChocolateyInstall "lib"
    if (Test-Path -PathType Container (Join-Path $chocoLib 'nsis.*')) {
      Write-Warning "Uninstall NOT complete."
      Write-Host 
    @"
      This package is a metapackage; a chocolatey feature not yet fully implemented.
      To retain future compatibility this package does not uninstall the dependent
      package it points to as designated with *.install or *.portable.`n
    "@
      Write-Warning "To finish removing the program installed by package nsis, please also run the command:"
      Write-Host " `n`tchoco uninstall " -NoNewLine
      $list = (Get-ChildItemDir $chocoLib\nsis.*).Name
      foreach ($i in $list) {
        Write-Host "$i " -NoNewLine
      }
      Write-Host "-y"
    }

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Dependencies

Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • NSIS Team

Copyright

© 1999 NSIS Contributors

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Program

Package

  • Automatically built and uploaded by dtgm

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System 3.02 23 Thursday, July 27, 2017 approved
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System 3.01.0.20160420 546 Wednesday, April 20, 2016 approved
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System 3.0 816 Monday, July 25, 2016 approved
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System 3.0-beta2 1440 Sunday, October 4, 2015 exempted
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System 3.0-beta1 857 Thursday, April 9, 2015 exempted
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