How to make an Installer that installs another application?
Hi everybody. My application, made in VB Basic 2010, uses MySql as database, but not in a client-server environment. I needed something like Access (to store the data in a local file) but it doesn´t support the advanced functions I require, whereas MySql does have them.
Therefore, I need that MySql Server is installed in the computer that will use my application.
But I need it installed with certain options that the MySQl installer provides, and these ARE NOT the default options (some check boxes need to be checked).
So, how can I make a setup project, WITHOUT intervention of the user (transparently) install MySql with the options I want? I know it is possible, because many people make customized and unattended version of many programs, even Windows or Office. Obviously, it may be MySql or any other program, what I want is the general mode to do that. And after that, install my Setup Project.
Thank you in advance.
see if this helps
install mysql and run the MySQLInstanceConfig.exe prior to VB