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This is a prerelease version of powershell-core (Install).

powershell-core (Install)

6.0.0-beta3

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PowerShell Core is the multiplatform version of PowerShell

To install powershell-core (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install powershell-core --version 6.0.0-beta3 --pre

To upgrade powershell-core (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade powershell-core --version 6.0.0-beta3 --pre

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    
    $VersionMaj = '6.0.0'
    $versionMinor = '3'
    $Version = "$VersionMaj.$versionMinor"
    $PFSubfolder = "$VersionMaj-beta.$versionMinor"
    
    $InstallFolder = "$env:ProgramFiles\PowerShell\$PFSubfolder"
    
    $packageName= 'powershell-core'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $urlwin10   = 'https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/download/v6.0.0-beta.3/PowerShell-6.0.0-beta.3-win10-win2016-x64.msi'
    $checksumwin10 = '4189C0F42D7CF469C1D23003A8F488DFBC1AEC542A93275DC1381C45BEE0F410'
    $urlwin8      = 'https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/download/v6.0.0-beta.3/PowerShell-6.0.0-beta.3-win81-win2012r2-x64.msi'
    $checksumwin8 = 'A95C3B11429CB6DFDB629B3E6011F3A721FFBA0944DE9E639F7D910217142EBC'
    $urlwin7      = 'https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/download/v6.0.0-alpha.18/PowerShell-6.0.0-alpha.18-win7-win2008r2-x64.msi'
    $checksumwin7 = '215F05BEDD048B13198B1F8A541B257B6FC64A737F953A02F220471D128A7E4C'
    $urlwin732      = 'https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/download/v6.0.0-alpha.18/PowerShell-6.0.0-alpha.18-win7-x86.msi'
    $checksumwin732 = '414888AFD70EE9199CE7EB910072D5E5573C90AF393C90C5A2CD53FFE68D75DC'
    
    $OSBits = ([System.IntPtr]::Size * 8)
    $Net4Version = (get-itemproperty "hklm:software\microsoft\net framework setup\ndp\v4\full" -ea silentlycontinue | Select -Expand Release -ea silentlycontinue)
    $osVersion = (Get-WmiObject Win32_OperatingSystem).Version
    
    If (($OSBits -lt 64) -AND ($_ -gt [version]"6.2"))
    {
      Throw "$packageName $PFSubfolder is only available for 64-bit editions of this version of Windows.  32-bit is available for Windows 7 / Server 2008 only."
    }
    
    If (Test-Path "$InstallFolder\powershell.exe")
    {
      Write-output "$packagename version $PFSubfolder is already installed by another means."
      Exit 0
    }
    
    switch ([version]$osVersion) {
      {($_ -ge [version]"10.0")} {
          Write-Output "64-bit Windows 10 / Server 2016 or later."
          $selectedURL = $urlwin10
          $selectedChecksum = $checksumwin10
        }
      {($_ -ge [version]"6.2") -AND ($_ -lt [version]"6.4")} {
          Write-Output "64-bit Windows 8 or Server 2012 or later."
          $selectedURL = $urlwin8
          $selectedChecksum = $checksumwin8
        }
        {($_ -ge [version]"6.0") -AND ($_ -lt [version]"6.2")} {
    
            #REMOVE WHEN WIN 7 PACKAGES ARE AVAILABLE AGAIN
            Write-warning "THERE ARE NO WIN 7 RELEASES FOR BETA 1, INSTALLING ALPHA 18..."
    
            If ($OSBits -eq 32)
            {
              $selectedURL = $urlwin732
              Write-Output "32-bit Windows 7 or Server 2008 or later."
              $selectedChecksum = $checksumwin732
            }
            else
            {
              Write-Output "64-bit Windows 7 or Server 2008 or later."
              $selectedURL = $urlwin7
              $selectedChecksum = $checksumwin7
            }
        }  default {
          Write-warning "PowerShell Core is not supported on this version and/or bitness of Windows, exiting..."
          Exit 0
        }
      }
    
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'MSI'
      url           = $selectedURL
      url64bit      = $selectedURL
    
      softwareName  = "PowerShell-6.0.0*"
    
      checksum      = $selectedChecksum
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
      checksum64    = $selectedChecksum
      checksumType64= 'sha256'
    
      silentArgs    = "/qn /norestart /l*v `"$($env:TEMP)\$($packageName).$($env:chocolateyPackageVersion).MsiInstall.log`"" # ALLUSERS=1 DISABLEDESKTOPSHORTCUT=1 ADDDESKTOPICON=0 ADDSTARTMENU=0
      validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)
      }
    
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    
    <#
    $codeblock = "{Write-output `'`r`nWARNING: Testing under PowerShell Core on Windows does not account for`r`nplatform differences with Linux or Mac OS.`r`n`'}"
    $shortcutname = "PowerShell_$PFSubfolder"
    $shortcutpaths = @("$([Environment]::GetFolderPath('CommonDesktopDirectory'))", "$([Environment]::GetFolderPath('CommonStartMenu'))\Programs\PowerShell_$version")
    Foreach ($SCPath in $shortcutpaths)
    {
      If (Test-Path "$SCPath\$shortcutname.lnk") {Remove-Item "$SCPath\$shortcutname.lnk" -force}
      Install-ChocolateyShortcut -ShortcutFilePath "$SCPath\$shortcutname.lnk" -TargetPath "$InstallFolder\PowerShell.exe" -IconLocation "$InstallFolder\assets\Powershell_256.ico" -Arguments "-noexit & $codeblock" -WorkingDirectory "$env:home"
    }
    #>
    
    Write-Output "************************************************************************************"
    Write-Output "*  INSTRUCTIONS: Your system default PowerShell version has not been changed:      *"
    Write-Output "*   To start PowerShell Core $version, execute:                                    *"
    Write-Output "*      `"$installfolder\PowerShell.exe`"                                *"
    Write-Output "*   Or start it from the desktop or start menu shortcut installed by this package. *"
    Write-Output "************************************************************************************"
    
  • tools\LICENSE.txt Show
    From: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/master/LICENSE.txt
    
    LICENSE
    
    PowerShell 6.0
    
    Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation
    
    All rights reserved.
    
    MIT License
    
    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 Show
    VERIFICATION
    Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community
    in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.
    
    Retrieve the SHA256 value for the specific release MSI you will install from
    this page: https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases
    
    Calculate the SHA256 on the file and compare.
    
    The package also contains and performs the checksum even when it has the source
    internally.
    

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Dependencies

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft

Copyright

Microsoft

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Release Notes

Product Release Notes https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/tag/v6.0.0-beta.1
Package release Notes:
Beta 1 - THERE ARE NO WIN 7 RELEASES FOR BETA 1, ALPHA 18 IS INSTALLED INSTEAD
- removed custom icon creation on desktop
- removed uninstall script as it frustrates the auto uninstaller which is doing a clean uninstall

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
powershell-core (Install) 6.1.0-preview-3 57 Thursday, June 14, 2018 approved
powershell-core (Install) 6.1.0-preview-2 121 Saturday, April 28, 2018 approved
powershell-core (Install) 6.1.0-preview-1 143 Tuesday, March 27, 2018 approved
powershell-core (Install) 6.0.1 1188 Thursday, January 25, 2018 approved
powershell-core (Install) 6.0.0 425 Thursday, January 11, 2018 approved
powershell-core (Install) 6.0.0-rc2 190 Friday, December 15, 2017 exempted
powershell-core (Install) 6.0.0-rc1 160 Sunday, November 19, 2017 exempted
powershell-core (Install) 6.0.0-beta9 128 Saturday, November 4, 2017 exempted
powershell-core (Install) 6.0.0-beta8 87 Saturday, November 4, 2017 exempted
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