Use of regular expressions in detection

Topics: Misc.
Aug 11, 2014 at 7:40 PM
Is it possible to use regular expressions when creating installable detection for a published package?

Example:
  • I want a package to be installable if any of these files exist:
Wellknown Directory:
  • SYSTEMX86
Files Paths:
  1. Adobe\Shockwave 8\Plugin.dll
  2. Adobe\Shockwave 9\Plugin.dll
  3. Adobe\Shockwave 10\Plugin.dll
Coordinator
Aug 12, 2014 at 8:03 PM
I have never heard about such applicability rule.
Aug 12, 2014 at 8:10 PM
I am trying to make a system that may have and outdated version of Shockwave, to install the latest version of Shockwave utilizing the the file version of the Plugin.dll in the C:\Windows\System32\Adobe\Shockwave # folder. The # changed with the major release.

Are you aware of any other detection logic I can use with WPP? That is the only location I have been able to find Shockwave version info.
Coordinator
Aug 12, 2014 at 8:19 PM
You can try to detect any Registry value. Look into HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall
Marked as answer by DCourtel on 8/19/2014 at 12:46 PM
Aug 12, 2014 at 8:22 PM
Thanks for the idea. I'll give that a shot.