[wix-users] SQL fails on repair

Joseph L. Casale jcasale at activenetwerx.com
Thu Dec 14 11:59:05 PST 2017

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Subject: [wix-users] SQL fails on repair

> Hello, we have installed SQL just fine but when I select repair it fails:
> <ExePackage Id="SQL"
>                    Vital="yes"
>                   SourceFile="Lib\SQLEXPR_x64_ENU.exe"
>                   InstallCommand="/QUIETSIMPLE
> Name="!(wix.SQL2016ExpPackageDirectory)SQLEXPR_x64_ENU.exe"
>                   Cache="no"
>                   DisplayName="SQL Configuration, this takes time, do not interrupt
> the installation."
>                   Permanent="yes"/>

Use conditions, you are re-installing it on top of itself which is most certainly
not supported with the same invocations arguments as the install set. See the
SQL cli arguments doc for the repair set.

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