[wix-users] ExePackage removed on upgrade
Jacob.Hoover at greenheck.com
Fri Feb 11 09:04:00 PST 2022
The bundle authoring w/ conditions would also be helpful. I assume you aren't using a custom BA.
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> However, State of the ExePackage is "Present" and "ba requested: Absent" (so it gets uninstalled)
That pretty much answers your question. The ExePackage was requested to be removed so it gets uninstalled. It'd (most likely) be a bug if the ExePackage wasn't being uninstalled.
Probably need more information about why you think the ExePackage should not be removed.
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Subject: [wix-users] ExePackage removed on upgrade
I have a bundle which includes an ExePackage plus a number of MsiPackages. On upgrade, the ExePackage is being removed.
The install log for new installer shows the cached old installer being called, with "-uninstall" towards the end of the process.
The log of the uninstall from the old installer shows State of MsiPackages as "Obsolete" and "uncache: Yes" (so they are just removed from the cache).
However, State of the ExePackage is "Present" and "ba requested: Absent" (so it gets uninstalled)
Any ideas why this is happening?
More importantly, any suggestions for how to fix it?
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