[wix-users] logging from a custom action

Rob Mensching rob at firegiant.com
Fri Mar 26 13:11:05 PDT 2021

Many reasons. Here's a good one:

> The custom action is written in C# and using InstallUtil.
> What's the best practice for adding logging to such a custom action?

You can't.

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-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Biebl <mbiebl at gmail.com> 
Sent: Friday, March 26, 2021 1:07 PM
To: Rob Mensching <rob at firegiant.com>
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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. :)

Just curious: Could you go into more detail why InstallUtil is a bad choice?
I'm fine with RTFM if you have existing documentation and I was just too stupid to google it.

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