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Subject: Re: [xsl] xpath query failing
From: "Joseph L. Casale jcasale@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:51:55 -0000

> I'm afraid this is the number 1 xpath gotcha. Your nlog element is in a
namespace and you are searching for nlog elements in no namespace.
> The framework in which you are executing the XPath expression should give
you some means of binding a prefix to the namespace, for example
> setNamespaceBinding("n", "http://www.nlog-project.org/schemas/NLog.xsd")
> You can then use the path expression "/n:nlog/@throwExceptions"

Hi Michael,
Looks like I am out of luck, according to
the WIX toolset neglects to implement this functionality.

There goes a day writing a custom action to do this the hard way:(

Thanks for the confirmation and insight!

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