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Update Binary File in WIX Installation using Custom Action RRS feed

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  • Hi

    I am developing a WIX Installer for creating a  SQL database . In this I need to update the SQL script file for replacing some text .

    I am using custom action to read the Binary file text. Able to read the text from the Binary file and replace the string using the below code:

                    

      View v = session.Database.OpenView("SELECT `Data` FROM `Binary` WHERE `Name` = '{0}'", binaryKeyName);
                    v.Execute();
                    Record r = v.Fetch();

                    StreamReader reader = new StreamReader(r.GetStream("Data"));
                    var text = reader.ReadToEnd();
                    text = text.Replace(textTobereplaced, ReplacedText);

                    byte[] byteArray = Encoding.ASCII.GetBytes(text);
                    MemoryStream stream = new MemoryStream(byteArray);
                    if (r != null) r.Close();
                    if (v != null) v.Close();

    But I am getting error when I am trying to update the Binary file content with the updated text. Using below code:

     view = session.Database.OpenView("UPDATE `Binary` SET `Data` = ? WHERE `Name` = '{0}'", binaryKeyName);

      View view = null;
        Record rec = null;

         rec = new Record(1);
         rec.SetStream(1, stream);
         view.Execute(rec);

    and getting error : function failed during execution. database table(s) update failed at view.Execute(rec) statement.

    Please help me in updating the Binary file using the Custom Action in WIX installation.

    Thanks

    Supriya

    • Moved by Barry Wang Thursday, July 24, 2014 6:25 AM
    Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:44 PM

Answers

  • Hello Supriya,

    For WIX installer, please reopen a new case on the following forum:

    http://windows-installer-xml-wix-toolset.687559.n2.nabble.com/

    Your case is not supported on ClickOnce forum.

    Regards,



    Barry
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    • Proposed as answer by Just Karl Thursday, July 24, 2014 6:08 PM
    • Marked as answer by Just Karl Saturday, August 2, 2014 1:11 PM
    Thursday, July 24, 2014 6:24 AM