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LaunchTarget could fail because working folder could changed #3750

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wixbot opened this Issue Aug 24, 2012 · 6 comments

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wixbot commented Aug 24, 2012

LaunchTarget could fail because working folder could be changed even when launching a full path exe, etc. Because the launched target could depend in some local config file etc.

The working dir could not be always current dir on launching a target. So, why not add another variable like:

<WixVariable Name="LaunchWorkingFolder"... />
Optional. The address of a null-terminated string that specifies the name of the working directory. If this member is NULL, the current directory is used as the working directory.

"We are failing to execute a wizard after install because it depends on a
find files in the path, and the ShellExecuteEx cannot guarantee per si the
last current folder set."
Unless you set as a parameter when call ShellExecuteEx .

This will resolve duplicate with
https://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=3561299&group_id=105970&atid=642714

Originally opened by *anonymous from http://sourceforge.net/p/wix/feature-requests/699/

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wixbot commented Oct 22, 2013

Originally changed by barnson
Area changed from bootstrapper to

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wixbot commented Aug 14, 2014

Any Update on this?

Originally posted by ogil0018

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wixbot commented Aug 14, 2014

The feature request is "Open" so it is available for someone to implement. Also, since this issue is "Open" I would assume no one has done so.

Originally posted by robmen

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wixbot commented Oct 7, 2014

Originally changed by bmurri
AssignedTo set to wixsupport

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wixbot commented Oct 7, 2014

Figured I'd whip one out that was being ignored.,,

Pull request for wix3

Pull request for wix4

Originally posted by bmurri

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wixbot commented Jun 9, 2015

Fixed in 3.10 and 4.0

Originally posted by bmurri
Release changed from v3.x to v3.10
Resolution set to fixed
Status changed from Open to Resolved

@wixbot wixbot added the feature label Dec 20, 2015

@wixbot wixbot added this to the v3.10 milestone Dec 20, 2015

@wixbot wixbot closed this Dec 20, 2015

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