The Windows Installer XML (WiX) is a toolset that builds Windows installation packages from XML source code. The toolset supports a command line environment that developers may integrate into their build processes to build MSI and MSM setup packages. This cookbook installs the full WiX suite of tools.
- Windows Vista
- Windows 7
- Windows Server 2008 (R1, R2)
- Windows 8, 8.1
- Windows Server 2012 (R1, R2)
- Chef 11+
- windows 1.38.2+
node['wix']['home']- location to install WiX files to. default is
node['wix']['download_id']- CodePlex download id of the WiX binaries to install. default is
node['wix']['checksum']- SHA256 of the WiX binaries zip file. default is
Downloads and installs WiX to the location specified by
node['wix']['home']. Also ensures
node['wix']['home'] is in the system path.
License & Authors
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