[wix-devs] 4858 - Add UninstallMsiPackage element for bundles

Sean Hall r.sean.hall at gmail.com
Sat Dec 18 15:44:31 PST 2021

I created a proof of concept PR at
https://github.com/wixtoolset/wix4/pull/69. I expect to discuss #69, #67,
and #50 at the next meeting.

On Thu, Dec 16, 2021 at 7:38 AM Rob Mensching <rob at firegiant.com> wrote:

> I think this is safe because it will only uninstall what is explicitly
> authored (matching the UpgradeCode) and already on the machine. The install
> scope does need to match so Burn won't elevate a per-user package.
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> Subject: [wix-devs] 4858 - Add UninstallMsiPackage element for bundles
> I came across this issue recently and it made me think of the orphan
> compatible MSI package feature from VS that I pulled a while ago because it
> was running packages that weren't in the manifest. Can we loosen that
> restriction, or is this issue also not possible to do securely?
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