The preview version of winget.exe i.e. Windows Package Manager has got another update. You know this is developed to help you find and install the tools that make your PC environment special.
You can update to Windows Package Manager 0.1.42101 Preview through Microsoft store. Furthermore, you can download the same from the bottom and install or update the tool. See – Windows Terminal Preview v1.1.1812.0 comes out.
Windows Package Manager v0.1.42101 Preview changelog
Here are the changes and bug fixes winget.exe has –
The default behavior for the commands above requires a case insensitive match with a package by Id, Name, or Moniker. If you specify which field with an argument, you can make it even more specific. You can use the show command to play around with it as it uses the same semantics to find a package without the need to cancel the install.
This update will allow you to –
winget install git or winget install powershell
The version has also added a feature toggle mechanism so you can enable or disable the experimental features.
winget features will provide a list of features and their status
The first bit of work towards installing apps from the Microsoft Store has started.
- Feature toggle
- Implement store app installation from manifest
Windows Package Manager v0.1.42101 Bug Fixes
- winget will install an application in case there is an exact match (for example, git).
- Further source integrity checks.
- Enable Control Flow Guard.
- Block elevated process from overriding hash mismatch.
- Change show and install to use a narrower search.
Download Windows Package Manager v0.1.42101 Preview
Source – Github.