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AppVeyor dotnet core CLI build script - restore, compile, test, upload test results and publish artifacts/nupkgs
Set-StrictMode -Version latest
$ErrorActionPreference = "Stop"
# Taken from psake
This is a helper function that runs a scriptblock and checks the PS variable $lastexitcode
to see if an error occcured. If an error is detected then an exception is thrown.
This function allows you to run command-line programs without having to
explicitly check the $lastexitcode variable.
exec { svn info $repository_trunk } "Error executing SVN. Please verify SVN command-line client is installed"
function Exec
[Parameter(Position=1,Mandatory=0)][string]$errorMessage = ("Error executing command {0}" -f $cmd)
& $cmd
if ($lastexitcode -ne 0) {
throw ("Exec: " + $errorMessage)
$config = "release"
Try {
# Get dependencies from nuget and compile
Exec { dotnet restore }
Exec { dotnet build --configuration $config --no-restore }
# Find each test project and run tests. upload results to AppVeyor
Get-ChildItem .\**\*.csproj -Recurse |
Where-Object { $_.Name -match ".*Test(s)?.csproj$"} | # e.g. MyApp.UnitTests.csproj
ForEach-Object {
# Run dotnet test and output to a trx/mstest xml file
Exec { dotnet test $_.FullName --configuration $config --no-build --no-restore --logger "trx;LogFileName=..\..\test-result.trx" }
# if on build server upload results to AppVeyor
if ("${ENV:APPVEYOR_JOB_ID}" -ne "") {
$wc = New-Object 'System.Net.WebClient'
$wc.UploadFile("$($env:APPVEYOR_JOB_ID)", (Resolve-Path .\test-result.trx))
# make sure each test proj has a new file to upload
Remove-Item .\test-result.trx -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
# Publish the nupkg artifacts
if (Get-Command "Push-AppveyorArtifact" -errorAction SilentlyContinue)
Get-ChildItem .\*\bin\$config\*.nupkg -Recurse | ForEach-Object { Push-AppveyorArtifact $_.FullName -FileName $_.Name }
} Catch {
} Finally {
Remove-Item .\test-result.trx -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
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