[wix-users] Debug Wix Source in VS 2017

Joseph L. Casale jcasale at activenetwerx.com
Wed Jan 24 09:49:56 PST 2018

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From: wix-users [mailto:wix-users-bounces at lists.wixtoolset.org] On Behalf
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Cc: Hoover, Jacob <Jacob.Hoover at greenheck.com>
Subject: Re: [wix-users] Debug Wix Source in VS 2017

> The SLN files are just for convenience, wix is built via the command line with
> msbuild wix.proj. If you're not trying to do an official build, you should not
> need every version installed. If you just want to debug a rtm release, wix
> does provide the debug symbols on the download site.

See my thread "[wix-devs] wix3 solution setup" at http://lists.wixtoolset.org/pipermail/wix-devs-wixtoolset.org/2017-December/thread.html

I never did it working with just an VS 2017 installation and several people gave
a pretty lengthy effort at it.

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