[wix-users] logging from a custom action

Marc Beaudry mbeaudry at matrox.com
Fri Mar 26 11:58:01 PDT 2021

Hope this helps,

session.Log("Your Text Here"]

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From: wix-users [mailto:wix-users-bounces at lists.wixtoolset.org] On Behalf Of Rob Mensching via wix-users
Sent: March-26-2021 2:51 PM
To: Michael Biebl
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Subject: Re: [wix-users] logging from a custom action

DTF. DTF Documentation is installed with WiX v3.

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-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Biebl <mbiebl at gmail.com> 
Sent: Friday, March 26, 2021 11:35 AM
To: Rob Mensching <rob at firegiant.com>
Cc: WiX Toolset Users Mailing List <wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org>
Subject: Re: [wix-users] logging from a custom action

Hi Rob

Am Fr., 26. März 2021 um 19:28 Uhr schrieb Rob Mensching <rob at firegiant.com>:
> #1 don't use InstallUtil. :)

Thanks for your reply. I'm a real novice when it comes to wix and I'm currently trying to disentangle the wix-based installer in phpmanager, which has some very "interesting" properties like compiling the c# code on-the-fly for reasons I don't know.

If InstallUtil is not a good choice, what are your recommendations regarding c# based custom actions?
Feel free to just point me to an existing documentation, if it exists.


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