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Visual Studio Installer Custom Action VBS File copy config from installer dir to target dir

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Hi guys,
I'm creating a MSI setup with the Visual Studio Installer.

Its supposed to copy a config file that resides in the installer directory to the target directory.

I therefore created this VBS:
' Config file verschieben
dim fso, file
Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
fso.CopyFile WScript.Arguments(0), WScript.Arguments(1), true ' Installerdir\config, Targetdir, überschreiben
set fso = nothing


which works when run from CommandLine.

However, when I add a customaction and set its CustomActionData to
"[INSTALLDIR]\config" "[TARGETDIR]\"

I get an error message when running the setup.


What am I doing wrong? Is there an easier way to accomplish this?

I cannot add the config file to the setup project, since it's generated by a separate tool and added to the already compiled setup.
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