Windows Installer XML (WiX) toolset

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Application Details:

Version: 3.0.5419.0
License: Open Source
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.20

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What works

candle, light, dark tools; wixutil, wixui extensions

What does not

Nothing as of Wine 1.3.20, but earlier versions have bugs that make wixui unreliable


What was not tested

pyro, other tools, other extensions

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentDebian GNU/Linux 6.x "Squeeze" x86_64May 17 20111.3.20Yes Yes PlatinumSam Morris 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
25182 MsiDatabaseImport on _ForceCodepage table returns ERROR_FUNCTION_FAILED CLOSED FIXED View
28350 WiX Toolset v3.x: failure to create MSI packages including merge modules (MSM files) NEEDINFO View

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HowTo / Notes

While WiX appears to work with Mono, there are several nasty bugs in Mono that will cause it to behave unreliably at best, and to generate subtly broken installers at worst. I have had much better experiences using .NET which should be installed by running 'winetricks dotnet20'.


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