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Sample function to rebuild a given Advanced Installer Project - I use it within my build process for some modules and tools
#requires -Version 3.0
function Invoke-AdvancedInstallerUpdate
{
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Sample Script to rebuild a given Advanced Installer Project
.DESCRIPTION
Rebuild a given Advanced Installer Project.
Sample script to update the build Number from our build server and create a new MSI installer.
.PARAMETER Project
Advanced installer project name (the name of the Project file, without the AIP extension).
Example: DummyProduct for DummyProduct.aip
.PARAMETER Path
Specifies the path to Advanced Installer Project File.
.PARAMETER Version
Version of the new build.
.EXAMPLE
PS C:\> Invoke-AdvancedInstallerUpdate -Project 'DummyProduct' -Path 'x:\dev\projects\DummyProduct\' -Version '1.0.3'
.NOTES
Sample Project
.LINK
https://www.advancedinstaller.com/user-guide/powershell-automation.html
#>
[CmdletBinding(ConfirmImpact = 'None')]
param
(
[Parameter(Mandatory,
ValueFromPipeline,
ValueFromPipelineByPropertyName,
Position = 0,
HelpMessage = 'Advanced installer project name (the name of the Project file, without the AIP extension).')]
[ValidateNotNullOrEmpty()]
[Alias('ProjectName', 'aipName')]
[string]
$Project,
[Parameter(Mandatory,
ValueFromPipeline,
ValueFromPipelineByPropertyName,
Position = 1,
HelpMessage = 'Specifies the path to Advanced Installer Project File.')]
[ValidateNotNullOrEmpty()]
[Alias('aipPath')]
[string]
$Path,
[Parameter(Mandatory,
ValueFromPipeline,
ValueFromPipelineByPropertyName,
Position = 2,
HelpMessage = 'Version of the new build.')]
[ValidateNotNullOrEmpty()]
[Alias('aipVersion')]
[string]
$Version
)
begin
{
# Create the full path of the Avanced Installer Project file
$AdvancedInstallerProjectName = $Path + $Project + '.aip'
# Check if the File exists
if (-not (Test-Path -Path $AdvancedInstallerProjectName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue))
{
#region ErrorHandler
$paramWriteError = @{
Message = ('The given File {0} was not found' -f $AdvancedInstallerProjectName)
TargetObject = $AdvancedInstallerProjectName
Category = 'ObjectNotFound'
RecommendedAction = 'Check filename'
ErrorAction = 'Stop'
}
Write-Error @paramWriteError
# Only here to catch a global ErrorAction overwrite
break
#endregion ErrorHandler
}
# New Version number
$AdvancedInstallerProjectVersion = $Version
}
process
{
# Cleanup
$AdvancedInstallerProject = $null
# Creates a new PS object for Advanced Installer interaction
$AdvancedInstaller = (New-Object -ComObject AdvancedInstaller)
# Load the Advanced Installer object
try
{
$AdvancedInstallerProject = $AdvancedInstaller.LoadProject($AdvancedInstallerProjectName)
}
catch
{
#region ErrorHandler
# get error record
[Management.Automation.ErrorRecord]$e = $_
# retrieve information about runtime error
$info = [PSCustomObject]@{
Exception = $e.Exception.Message
Reason = $e.CategoryInfo.Reason
Target = $e.CategoryInfo.TargetName
Script = $e.InvocationInfo.ScriptName
Line = $e.InvocationInfo.ScriptLineNumber
Column = $e.InvocationInfo.OffsetInLine
}
Write-Verbose -Message $info
Write-Error -Message ($info.Exception) -ErrorAction Stop
# Only here to catch a global ErrorAction overwrite
break
#endregion ErrorHandler
}
if ($AdvancedInstallerProject)
{
# Modidy the version number
$AdvancedInstallerProject.ProductDetails.Version = $AdvancedInstallerProjectVersion
try
{
# Build the project
$AdvancedInstallerProjectBuild = ($AdvancedInstallerProject.Build())
Write-Verbose -Message $AdvancedInstallerProjectBuild
# Save the modified file
try
{
# Note: Remove the $null if you would like to see the output
$null = ($AdvancedInstallerProject.SaveAs($AdvancedInstallerProjectName))
}
catch
{
#region ErrorHandler
# get error record
[Management.Automation.ErrorRecord]$e = $_
# retrieve information about runtime error
$info = [PSCustomObject]@{
Exception = $e.Exception.Message
Reason = $e.CategoryInfo.Reason
Target = $e.CategoryInfo.TargetName
Script = $e.InvocationInfo.ScriptName
Line = $e.InvocationInfo.ScriptLineNumber
Column = $e.InvocationInfo.OffsetInLine
}
Write-Verbose -Message $info
Write-Error -Message ($info.Exception) -ErrorAction Stop
# Only here to catch a global ErrorAction overwrite
break
#endregion ErrorHandler
}
}
catch
{
Write-Error -Message 'Build failed'
}
finally
{
# Cleanup
$AdvancedInstallerProject = $null
$AdvancedInstaller = $null
}
}
else
{
#region ErrorHandler
$paramWriteError = @{
Message = ('Unable to load {0}' -f $AdvancedInstallerProjectName)
TargetObject = $AdvancedInstallerProjectName
Category = 'InvalidData'
RecommendedAction = 'Check file'
ErrorAction = 'Stop'
}
Write-Error @paramWriteError
# Only here to catch a global ErrorAction overwrite
break
#endregion ErrorHandler
}
}
end
{
# Create a filter for the MSI
$AdvancedInstallerProjectMSI = $Project + '.msi'
# Cleanup
$AdvancedInstallerProjectMSIPath = $null
# Loop over the returned object and try to find the MSI
$AdvancedInstallerProjectMSIPath = ($AdvancedInstallerProjectBuild.Split("`n") | ForEach-Object {
if($_ -match $AdvancedInstallerProjectMSI)
{
$_
}
})
# TODO: The method is a bit crappy
if ($AdvancedInstallerProjectMSIPath)
{
Write-Host -Object $AdvancedInstallerProjectMSIPath
} else
{
Write-Warning -Message 'New MSI was not found' -WarningAction Continue
}
}
}
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