[wix-users] Avoid Bundle Resume After Reboot
egcastr at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 10:15:04 PST 2019
Agreed. Embedded mode looks cool. I built the sample and used it to run my
bundle and was able to confirm logging, restart registration, and named
pipe connection/pump behavior.
Edwin G. Castro
On Tue, Jan 29, 2019 at 6:54 PM Blair Murri <osito at live.com> wrote:
> Embedded mode looks cool.
> A quick skim of the source code shows that it doesn't transfer
> responsibility for logging, but does suppress the restart registration.
> It does require the named pipe be connected, etc., though, especially
> because the named pipe is created by the agent.
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> *Subject:* Re: [wix-users] Avoid Bundle Resume After Reboot
> Is the named pipe connection required? Or could the agent pass the bundle
> the required data and simply not connect to the named pipe and wait until
> the bundle completes? Is logging still managed by the bundle OR has the
> agent now taken responsibility for any logging?
> Edwin G. Castro
> On Tue, Jan 29, 2019 at 1:11 PM Bob Arnson <bob at firegiant.com> wrote:
> > Burn has embedded mode to support such agents. Check out
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> > Cc: Edwin Castro <egcastr at gmail.com>
> > Subject: [wix-users] Avoid Bundle Resume After Reboot
> > I have an unusual question. Is it possible to stop a bundle from
> > registering itself to resume after a reboot?
> > We have a deployment agent that wants to be in charge of restarting our
> > bundle after a system reboots. If the bundle requests the reboot, then it
> > is somewhat trivial to pass /norestart on the command line and inject a
> > step that removes the RunOnce value after the bundle completes but before
> > the system is actually rebooted. But if the system is rebooted by some
> > other process, then the agent's step to remove the RunOnce value has not
> > been executed which results in our bundle automatically resuming
> > post-reboot.
> > I understand that under normal circumstances it is incredibly beneficial
> > to have the automatic resume but in this case the deployment agent wants
> > be in control of when these deployments are restarted.
> > Any thoughts?
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> > Edwin G. Castro
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