How to use cache to limit chocolatey source downloads

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24 Mar, 2015 02:58 PM

"One thing that you could do would be to cache the download that Chocolatey does, so that you don't have that time added to the overall build." - Can you cache the downloaded installers, and then simply do the install from there?

I am having issues with chocolatey downloading some sources that are failing randomly on builds.

The downloads end up in


the instruction appveyor is not instuction for cache is not covering my requirement here.

  - C:\ProgramData\chocolatey\bin -> appveyor.yml
  - C:\ProgramData\chocolatey\lib -> appveyor.yml

This Is NOT caching my dependent cinst.

  - cinst winpcap

(This requires' which is failing randomly)

Please help..

  1. 1 Posted by shadowbq on 24 Mar, 2015 04:11 PM

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    Adding choco appdata temp to the cache call seems to work..

      - C:\Users\appveyor\AppData\Local\Temp\chocolatey

  2. Ilya Finkelshteyn closed this discussion on 25 Aug, 2018 01:55 AM.

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