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Prevent downgrade for windows_package MSI packages

Similar to chef_client_updater I'd like to see a parameter prevent_downgrade for MSI installations. The idea is that if I'm installing a package and a higher version exists, simply skip it. Should be false by default.

  • Rich
  • Dec 1 2020
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