[wix-users] Migrating Wix setup from .NET Framework 4.8 to .NET 5.0
Dean.Wiles at compucom.com
Wed Mar 17 14:09:14 PDT 2021
We would like to migrate our WinForm application and install/setup package from .NET Framework 4.8 to .NET 5.0 and are trying to understand what is or isn't available yet with Wix extensions.
We have a fairly simple bundle (below) derived from https://wixtoolset.org/documentation/manual/v3/howtos/redistributables_and_install_checks/install_dotnet.html using NetFx48.wxs to detect and conditionally install .NET Framework 4.8.
I've googled and looked through the discussions/issues in wixtoolset and the outstanding WIP's, but I have to confess it's all very confusing to this Wix newbie.
Could someone summarize (in laymen's terms) how I could migrate the dependency check and conditional install for .NET from Framework 4.8 to .NET 5.0?
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<Bundle Name="$(var.Name)" Version="$(var.Version)" Manufacturer="$(var.Manufacturer)"
UpgradeCode="$(var.UpgradeCode)" IconSourceFile="$(var.Logo)" DisableModify="yes">
<!--Bootstrapper UI with logo-->
LicenseFile="$(var.EULA)" LogoFile="$(var.Logo)" ShowVersion="yes"
SuppressOptionsUI ="yes" SuppressRepair="yes" />
<!--Installs .NET Framework 4.8 using web installer-->
<PackageGroupRef Id="NetFx48Web" />
<!--Installs SQL Server 2019 Express using web installer-->
<PackageGroupRef Id="Sql2019ExprWeb" />
<!-- Install RA.Install package -->
<MsiPackage DisplayName="$(var.Name)" SourceFile="$(var.RA.Install.TargetPath)"
DisplayInternalUI="no" Compressed="yes" Vital="yes" Visible="no"/>
Dean Wiles | CompuCom
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