Thursday, April 01, 2010

Delivering Client Application Using ActiveX

Recently at work I investigated the possibility of delivering our rich client application as an ActiveX control. I was surprised to know there is no good support of ActiveX CAB delivering in Visual Studio 2008. What I had to do is to learn a little the syntax of cab inf file. Strange format as for me:

[Setup Hooks]

run=msiexec.exe /i "%EXTRACT_DIR%\setup1.msi" /qn

signature="$CHICAGO$" AdvancedINF=2.0

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