[wix-users] How to debug schedtask.exe command line ?

Gary M garym at oedata.com
Fri Apr 15 11:03:08 PDT 2016

thanks rob, it took me a while to re-orient my thinking about debugging
custom actions. Its not much different than a shell script call. Once that
light bulb went on, it was just a matter of reclaiming 30 year old methods
from the back of my mind.

As for contributing.... I'm waiting on the agreement.. :)

On Fri, Apr 15, 2016 at 8:48 AM, Rob Mensching <rob at firegiant.com> wrote:

> This is perfect example of what I said in previous email. A better
> solution would be to develop a declarative custom action. Maybe even
> contribute it to the WiX Toolset.
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> Subject: Re: [wix-users] How to debug schedtask.exe command line ?
> I found answer
> 1) Do not use CAQuiteExec
> 2) ExeCommand using cmd.exe with the /k option to launch the command
> 3) at the end of the command to execute, place an & pause
> This will execute the command and wait in the command prompt window.  You
> an type an exit command with a return value to fail the install.
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