Software Update: Chocolatey 0.10.14

Chocolatey is an open source package manager, which can be installed, updated and removed via the command line or PowerShell software on the computer. On the Chocolatey website there are about 5000 so-called packages maintained by the community. Chocolatey is free to use, but there are also paid performances, which are intended, among other things, for companies. Version 0.10.14 of Chocolatey has been released and its changelog looks like this:

Improvements:

  • info/search/list – apply query optimizations when searching by package id – see #1831
  • feature – usePackageRepositoryOptimizations to control install/upgrade for repositories that don’t handle the newer optimizations well – optimizations break LaGet / NuGet Simple Server (PHP) / PHPNuget / Gemfury – see #1770
  • install/upgrade/uninstall – allow confirming for remaining installs (aka Yes to All) – see #53
  • Config: Setting to exempt packages from upgrade all – see #1433
  • Support ARM64 Win32 32bit emulation – see #1800
  • outdated – Add –pre to outdated command – see #1804
  • Update tab completion options – see #1834

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix – feature – Turn off Enhanced Exit Codes by Default – see #1784
  • Fix – Reboot – Pending File Rename Operations check returns true, even after reboot – see #1768
  • Fix – “.registry.bad” files are created for actually valid registry snapshots – see #1581
  • Fix – repositories – Azure DevOps NuGet v2 endpoints don’t provide metadata in Packages() queries – fails on “Authors is required.” – see #1771
  • Fix – install/upgrade – Chocolatey still fails on failing source repositories – see #1774
  • Fix – Chocolatey remembers –forceX86 value with subsequent packages – see #1772
  • Fix – Get-ChocolateyUnzip / Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin – can fail running a process when working directory is a UNC path – see #1781
  • Fix – Get-UninstallRegistryKey errors when registry keys have bracket characters([]) – see #1788
  • Fix – push – Fix exception message “There was an internal server error, which might mean the package already exists on a Simple OData Server” / OutOfMemoryException – see #1786

Version number 0.10.14
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016
Website chocolatey
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License type Freeware/Paid
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