[wix-users] WIX 3.10: How to create a service referencing a file in a different component ?
rob at firegiant.com
Wed Apr 13 05:52:12 PDT 2016
I don't understand. Just add the ServiceInstall to the correct Component. Solve the root issue, don't add lots of fragility to your install.
Short replies here. Complete answers over there: http://www.firegiant.com/
From: wix-users [mailto:wix-users-bounces at lists.wixtoolset.org] On Behalf Of Gary M
Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 12:19 AM
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Subject: Re: [wix-users] WIX 3.10: How to create a service referencing a file in a different component ?
The quick dirty work around is changing the Name attribute to to a different file name. Also remember to change KeyPath to yes for uninstall.
On Tue, Apr 12, 2016 at 10:46 PM, Gary M <garym at oedata.com> wrote:
> Thanks Rob, I was just hoping I could use a substitution if it was
> available. Now I guess thinking about using msiext...and calling their
> system extension dll directly. I'm hesitant using that method, the
> sequence get messy, I have about 15 services to optionally install.
> I would hate to push the services directly into the registry, domain
> privileges get funky in locked down systems.
> I have another question.. Is there a way to call/trigger a custom
> function from a component, like function call using global properties
> as arguments ie call SC.exe ?
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