Unable to silently install prerequisites when silently installing package

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ncoish
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Unable to silently install prerequisites when silently installing package

Postby ncoish » Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:32 pm

Hi all,

I am trying to build a package which has another of my installers as a prerequisite. If I install at full UI level, I expect both the main package and the prerequisite package to install using the full UI, which is exactly what happens. However, when I run the installer silently (by passing the /qn flag on the command line), I expect both the main package and the prerequisite installer to install silently. Instead, the main installer runs silently, but the prerequisite still pops up the full UI.

I have set the Install Command Lines from Prerequisites -> <prereq_package> -> Setup Files for `Silent (no UI)` to /qn, but the UI still pops up. The only way that I can suppress the prerequisite UI is to set the `Full UI` command line to /qn, but if I do this, the prerequisite always runs silently, even if the main package is run at Full UI. I have ensured that my package is Enterprise, as apparently non-enterprise packages ignore Basic and Silent command lines.

Any help would be appreciated, I have tried to do this in the past on previous versions of Advanced Installer and have run in to the same problem.

Daniel
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Re: Unable to silently install prerequisites when silently installing package

Postby Daniel » Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:51 pm

Hello,

I tested your installation scenario but couldn't replicate the behavior. Can you please send us the .aip (project file) to support at advancedinstaller dot com so we can investigate its settings?

All the best,
Daniel
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