Downloads:

197

Downloads of v 2.16.8:

101

Last Update:

28 Aug 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Dean Grimm

Tags:

winmerge win merge diff file folder changes comparison

WinMerge (Portable)

2.16.8 | Updated: 28 Aug 2020

Downloads:

197

Downloads of v 2.16.8:

101

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Dean Grimm

WinMerge (Portable) 2.16.8

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Details

To install WinMerge (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade WinMerge (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall WinMerge (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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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 https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. 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 https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade winmerge.portable -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 winmerge.portable -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure winmerge.portable installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: winmerge.portable
    state: present
    version: 2.16.8
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

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chocolatey_package 'winmerge.portable' do
  action    :install
  version  '2.16.8'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: winmerge.portable,
    Version: 2.16.8,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller winmerge.portable
{
   Name     = 'winmerge.portable'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2.16.8'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'winmerge.portable':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2.16.8',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install winmerge.portable version="2.16.8" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 31 Aug 2020.

Description

WinMerge is a Windows tool for visual difference display and merging, for both files and directories. It is highly useful for determining what has changed between file versions, and then merging those changes. WinMerge has Unicode support, Flexible syntax coloring editor, Visual SourceSafe integration, and Windows Shell integration. Regexp filtering for filenames and lines. Side-by-side line difference and highlights differences inside lines. A file map shows the overall file differences in a location pane. The user interface is translated into several languages.

Features

  • Visual differencing and merging of text files
  • Flexible editor with syntax highlighting, line numbers and word-wrap
  • Highlights differences inside lines
  • Difference pane shows current difference in two vertical panes
  • Location pane shows map of files compared
  • Moved lines detection
  • Compare folders in one level or recursive
  • Can show folder compare results flat or in a tree-style view
  • Regular Expression based file filters allow excluding and including items
  • Compares binary files in folder compare as well as text files
  • Shell Integration (supports 64-bit Windows versions)
  • Archive file support using 7-Zip
  • Fast compare using file sizes and dates
  • Creates patch files (Normal-, Context- and Unified formats)

NOTE: This package is automatically updated. If it is out of date and there is no newer package submitted, please use the Contact Maintainers functionality to alert me.


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

$packageArgs = @{
    packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
    unzipLocation  = $toolsDir
    url            = 'https://github.com//WinMerge/winmerge/releases/download/2.16.8/winmerge-2.16.8-exe.zip'
    url64          = 'https://github.com//WinMerge/winmerge/releases/download/2.16.8/winmerge-2.16.8-x64-exe.zip'

    checksum       = '8cb808ba2f038d0632915e169bc9677d58f3811e7c935044144a0b34f0a335b4'
    checksumType   = 'SHA256'
    checksum64     = 'ad3f07f9e11b5cbb8fcf3fda5cb4a5ea6f01ff0e7635709bf3228fe806e8ba7d'
    checksumType64 = 'SHA256'
}

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

Get-ChildItem -Path $toolsDir -Filter "*.exe" -Recurse | ForEach-Object {
    $exe = $_.FullName
    if ($_.BaseName -eq 'winmergeu') {
      New-Item "${exe}.gui" -Type file -Force | Out-Null
    } else {
      New-Item "${exe}.ignore" -Type file -Force | Out-Null
    }
  }

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
WinMerge (Portable) 2.16.7 60 Sunday, July 26, 2020 Approved
WinMerge (Portable) 2.16.6 36 Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Approved

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