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The transitive bit gotcha!
Windows Installer's transitive bit is a really cool thing. It allows you to author your components in such a way that it would install if component's condition is true and uninstall if it is false even during upgrades. Well almost. Refer the documentation for more information. So this can be used to get rid of pesky components that you need to uninstall during a minor upgrade. Now we thought this stuff was really neat and applied it to all the components. We had our justifications that this setup ......

Posted On Sunday, April 2, 2006 6:09 AM

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