Installer.ExtractPatchXMLData method

The ExtractPatchXMLData method of the Installer object extracts information from a patch as an XML string. The information can be used to determine whether the patch applies on a target system. This method calls MsiExtractPatchXMLData.

Syntax


Installer.ExtractPatchXMLData(
  PatchPath
)

Parameters

PatchPath

Full path to the patch from which the applicability information is to be extracted.

Return value

This method does not return a value.

Requirements

Version

Windows Installer 5.0 on Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7. Windows Installer 4.0 or Windows Installer 4.5 on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista. Windows Installer 3.0 or later on Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP.

DLL

Msi.dll

IID

IID_IInstaller is defined as 000C1090-0000-0000-C000-000000000046

See also

MsiExtractPatchXMLData
Not Supported in Windows Installer 2.0 and earlier

 

 

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