[wix-users] Weird and unwanted advertising behavior

Benjamin Zuill-Smith bzuillsmith at gmail.com
Sun Aug 28 23:08:22 PDT 2016

Right, I totally get that. But somehow it knew to add the action in the
simple installer. I found it odd it did not do the same in the more complex
one. Seems inconsistent.

On Aug 28, 2016 9:43 PM, "Rob Mensching" <rob at firegiant.com> wrote:

> Merge Modules are supposed to carry the standard actions they require. WiX
> won't fix bugs in a Merge Modules for you.
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> Subject: Re: [wix-users] Weird and unwanted advertising behavior
> Just to wrap this up, I didn't realize CreateFolder was not in the
> InstallExecuteSequence. For some reason Wix did not autodetect that from
> the merge module for this particular installer project, but it was able to
> automatically add it for a simpler installer project. Thus, the component
> failed to install (silently), and then when my program ran, those resources
> in the folder were trying to be accessed, but the components were missing
> and the installer attempted to automatically repair each time one of the
> resources was requested. Thanks for letting me externally process using
> this email thread :)
> Ben Zuill-Smith
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