[wix-users] Simple exe wrapper for msi
Helge.Kruse at gmx.net
Tue Aug 1 00:39:09 PDT 2017
Now if burn's UI could be declared via XML (as opposed to just "theming"
the hard-coded definition) then that would be a different story.
I really don't see that this is a unusual scenario. Not every install
needs a complex bootstrapper, prerequisites or a complex, custom UI.
I had the a similar requirement. After all I wanted an additional checkbox
and pass a parameter to the MSI depending on the checkbox state. Finally I
used WiXExtBa (https://wixextba.codeplex.com) and got a UI customizable by
an XML theme.
- It was necessary to recompile the sources with the current WiX version.
- The WiXExtBa samples cover the use case.
I wonder if features of this addon could be part of wixstdba e.g. support
of checkbox. Or could WiXExtBa be integrated as an alternative to the
wixstdba in the WiX toolset?
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