Bundle for PowerShell Core

Having a bundle for PowerShell 6 would be very helpful.

Thanks!

E.

This is dotnet stuff. Not easy to build, at all. If someone wants to volunteer packaging it, …

What’s the use case for powershell?

Cross platform scripting and I am seeing more uses for it for AWS Serverless Applications.

Powershell was the top reason I abandoned Windows…
For AWS,

AWS Lambda natively supports Java, Go, PowerShell, Node.js, C#, Python, and Ruby code, and provides a Runtime API which allows you to use any additional programming languages to author your functions. 

using Powershell just doesn’t sound like cross-platform.

I would say as a DevOps/sysadmin in general. In my experience, a lot of the vendors in the software-defined infrastructure (SDI) space are learning on PowerShell.

For example, I used to do a lot with VMware cloud deployments and they expose many things though through PowerShell but certain lower-level things required Linux programs (they’re getting serious about unifying their APIs to be RESTful now). I eventually built up an artillery of scripts that would execute on cross-platform workers but if PS Core would have been mature then it would have been nice to do everything on a Linux box.

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FWIW, I was able to install the binary archives for PS Core on a CL system as described here :

pwsh
PowerShell 6.2.1
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

https://aka.ms/pscore6-docs
Type 'help' to get help.

PS /home/puneetse> Get-Item /etc/os-release | Get-Content
NAME="Clear Linux OS"
VERSION=1
ID=clear-linux-os
ID_LIKE=clear-linux-os
VERSION_ID=30330
PRETTY_NAME="Clear Linux OS"
ANSI_COLOR="1;35"
HOME_URL="https://clearlinux.org"
SUPPORT_URL="https://clearlinux.org"
BUG_REPORT_URL="mailto:dev@lists.clearlinux.org"
PRIVACY_POLICY_URL="http://www.intel.com/privacy"

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I’ve tried to fix the dependencies but I get this error on execute of pwsh:
No usable version of the libssl was found
Aborted

thoughts?