Internal of Logfile Generation

hi ,

how the log file are generated.

i know /L*v and stuff but i am looking for internal..
(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer "Logging"="voicewarmup")
it will start the log file .

Can somebody tell me the internal building procedure of logfile as how it is made.
Like services called n registry changes , i am looking for internals working of it ..

i saw many exe without a msi wrapper generate log file .. so how do they generate the logfile.

Thanks in Advance..

0 Comments   [ + ] Show comments

Answers (1)

Posted by: pjgeutjens 12 years ago
Red Belt
perhaps this pdf is a good place to start, the code in it gives you an idea how log messages are put together and written to the log in an msi.


Rating comments in this legacy AppDeploy message board thread won't reorder them,
so that the conversation will remain readable.

Don't be a Stranger!

Sign up today to participate, stay informed, earn points and establish a reputation for yourself!

Sign up! or login


This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site and/or clicking the "Accept" button you are providing consent Quest Software and its affiliates do NOT sell the Personal Data you provide to us either when you register on our websites or when you do business with us. For more information about our Privacy Policy and our data protection efforts, please visit GDPR-HQ