[wix-users] Wix Bootstrapper: Bundled Application Commandline Popup
Colin.Sim at ipfx.com
Tue Sep 29 17:03:25 PDT 2020
I've been using the SQL Server Media. The issue I have with it is that its effectively a self extracting exe and not a bootstrap application, i.e. install using the SQL Server Media occurs in two steps:
1. Extract media content into a temporary location.
2. Run the setup application in temporary location.
As far as I'm aware, WiX doesn't handle this use case. However, SQL2019-SSEI-Expr.exe appears to be a new bootstrapping application (I have only seen it for SQL 2019 only), which will coordinate the download and install of SQL Server. The only drawback is that a commandline window pops up. I would just like to know if this is to do with how WiX launches applications.
From: wix-users <wix-users-bounces at lists.wixtoolset.org> on behalf of Nir Bar via wix-users <wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:12:12 PM
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Subject: Re: [wix-users] Wix Bootstrapper: Bundled Application Commandline Popup
You need to download the SQL Server media and bundle that in the bootstrapper
Launch SQL2019-SSEI-Expr.exe, select "Download Media", download the edition you require
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