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shawn_eckley
Pilgrim

how to handle running an SQL script if user is doing a downgrade?

Hi All;
I have a script that I need to run if the user decides to downgrade our product. How would you do that? I am using the SQL Scripts page and I can see how to setup for upgrade using "Installed AND NOT Remove" in the "Specify a conditional Statement". However I'm not sure how to make it work for a downgrade. In fact is there any place that really give the different statements for the state possibilities?

so I know...

only run during initial installation => NOT Installed.
only run during upgrade => Installed AND NOT Remove

but what about:
Run during initial install and repair?
Downgrade?
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hidenori
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Re: how to handle running an SQL script if user is doing a downgrade?

You might want to consider using the Upgrade table in order to detect the newer versions of your product. As a reference, take a look at Preventing the Current Installation from Overwriting a Future Major Version of the Same Product help topic to learn how to create a detect-only Upgrade item. The detect property can be used to determine a downgrade in your conditional statement.

Hope that helps.
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