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The "DllCaEntry" Command

This command along with the "/DllCaEntry" command are used to define a function which is exported by the generated DLL for scheduling with the "DllCa" command.

This function must be defined between the DllCa-C and /DllCa-C commands and it looks like (notice that you must return a return code):

UINT __stdcall CustomAction(MSIHANDLE hInstall);

This command takes these parameters:

COMPLETE EXAMPLE

Please see the "TryMeDllCustomAction.MM" example, and also the "Browse for File Dialog" tip.


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