[wix-users] Dotnet core install detect

Joseph L. Casale jcasale at activenetwerx.com
Tue Oct 3 02:43:19 PDT 2017

From: Luke Malpass [mailto:contact at angelsix.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 12:19 AM
To: WiX Toolset Users Mailing List <wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org>
Cc: Joseph L. Casale <jcasale at activenetwerx.com>
Subject: RE: [wix-users] Dotnet core install detect

> Ok that isn't a solution then.
> Ok I can make my own solution, I can create a standard windows console
> app exe that can check for me correctly. However, how do I add an exe as
> a conditional install check to run it and get an exit code so that I can run
> my exe and if it fails, display an error to the user?

In the simplest form, you can use http://wixtoolset.org/documentation/manual/v3/customactions/qtexec.html 
but I would still simply redfine your project as a lib and author a
real ca, it would only take a minute to do.

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