[wix-users] Run custom action only during modify
egcastr at gmail.com
Wed Feb 26 09:55:09 PST 2020
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Edwin G. Castro
On Wed, Feb 26, 2020 at 12:14 AM Vladimir Kolobkov via wix-users <
wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org> wrote:
> Hello Satya,
> Not sure that i know how to do it the right way.
> But you can test features of your msi for current state, and if at least
> one is already installed then you are probably in the change/modify or
> Not sure about repear or upgrade or patch but it can be tested :).
> For example:
> <Custom Action="*%Action you need to run%*" Before="*%any action%*
> "><![CDATA[(&*%FTR_Name%* = 3 AND !*%FTR_Name%* <> 3) AND UILevel < 4 AND
> NOT (REMOVE ~= "ALL")]]></Custom>
> As i remember:
> - this action runs on silent mode( UILevel < 4 )
> - not for uninstall( NOT (REMOVE ~= "ALL") )
> - if feature "FTR_Name" action is INSTALLSTATE_LOCAL(&*%FTR_Name%* = 3)
> - and if feature "FTR_Name" current state is not INSTALLSTATE_LOCAL(!
> *%FTR_Name%* <> 3)
> probably you need to check current state only and not the action.
> Here are additional links for help with conditions:
> Best regards,
> Vladimir Kolobkov
> On Wed, 26 Feb 2020 at 06:18, Satya via wix-users <
> wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org> wrote:
> > Can anyone help me with this?
> > On Wed, 19 Feb, 2020, 9:10 PM SNR Gopu, <gsnreddy1234 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I have a custom action which needs to be executed only during modify.
> > > below condition is working fine when user selects "Change" option by
> > > launching the MSI.
> > >
> > > *Installed AND NOT REINSTALL AND NOT REMOVE~="ALL"*
> > >
> > > But, if the user selects the "Change" option from add/remove programs,
> > the
> > > custom action is not being executed. Could you please let me know the
> > > condition that I need to use in this scenario?
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Satya
> > >
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