cookbook 'wix', '= 6.0.0'
Installs/Configures Windows Installer XML toolset (WiX)
cookbook 'wix', '= 6.0.0', :supermarket
knife supermarket install wix
knife supermarket download wix
The Windows Installer XML (WiX) is a toolset that builds Windows installation packages from XML source code. The toolset supports a command line environment that developers may integrate into their build processes to build MSI and MSM setup packages. This cookbook installs the full WiX suite of tools.
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- Windows 7
- Windows Server 2008 R2
- Windows 8, 8.1
- Windows Server 2012 (R1, R2)
- Chef 13.4+
- windows 2.0+
node['wix']['home']- location to install WiX files to. default is
node['wix']['checksum']- SHA256 of the WiX binaries zip file. default is
Downloads and installs WiX to the location specified by
node['wix']['home']. Also ensures
node['wix']['home'] is in the system path.
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wix Cookbook CHANGELOG
This file is used to list changes made in each version of the wix cookbook.
6.0.0 - 2021-05-11
- Sous Chefs Adoption
- Update and fix testing
- Depend on Chef 13.4 for built in windows_path
- Removes codeplex functionality as it will no longer be updated.
- Changes wix toolkit
- Test with Local Delivery instead of Rake
- Require Windows cookbook 2.0 or later
- Require Chef 12.1 not 12.0
- Add chef_version metadata
- Remove support for Chef 11
- Require windows cookbook >= 1.38.2
- Update WiX to 3.10.2
- Avoid failures processing the cookie if the download wasn't successful in the Codeplex library
- Update the rubocop config for Rubocop 0.37
- Update all testing dependencies to the latest
- Add Windows 2008 R2 to the Test Kitchen config (internal Chef Vagrant image)
- Allow upgrades by setting
overwriteattribute to true
- Add basic InSpec integration test coverage
- Update to use WIX Toolset 3.10
- Removed Windows 2003 as a supported platform and added all current 2008+ releases
- Update readme to point to the new post-Sourceforge WIX homepage
- Add Chefspec convergence tests on Windows 2008/2008R2/2012/2012R2
- Added Test Kitchen config using the Chef private Windows boxes due to licensing
- Added Chef standard Rubocop config and resolved all warnings
- Added Travis CI testing using Chef DK
- Added Berksfile
- Updated contributing and testing docs
- Added Gemfile with testing dependencies
- Added maintainers.toml and maintainers.md files
- Added Travis status and cookbook version badges to the readme
- Updated Opscode -> Chef Software
- Added a Rakefile for simplified testing
- Added a chefignore file to limit what files are uploaded to the Chef server
- Added issues_url and source_url metadata for Supermarket
- [COOK-2762] - WiX download URL returns a 404
- [COOK-1340] - update version and location
- initial release