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In my last post, I talked about hosting the CRL within a native custom action.
This week I found an easier way to execute a managed custom action, it is based on a hack and not extra C++ code is required.
Actually, you can't write a C# custom action because the compiler doesn't allow you to create a __stdcall function to be
called from the outside.
Well, take a look to this article, it shows how to overcome that problem.
Today, in order to develop a custom action for a Window Installer setup, you can choose between two options:
I like to share a sample about how to install a Sql database using a custom action shipped within WIX, it is an easy task and it can be useful in many scenarios.
Let's take a look to this source file "sql.wxs":