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by pok.lau
Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Building optional package for AppX/MSIX build
Replies: 2
Views: 3400

Building optional package for AppX/MSIX build

How to configured optional packages that references to the MainPackage? According to the Microsoft document https://docs.microsoft.com/en-au/windows/msix/package/optional-packages Optional packages is referenced as <uap3:MainPackageDependency Name="[MainPackageDependency]"/> Tried adding dependency ...
by pok.lau
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Installer frozen
Replies: 1
Views: 2959

Installer frozen

We have a problem with running an installer on a machine being frozen in the status of 'Preparing files for removal'. Dump the verbose log and the last actions for the installer is pasted below. MSI (s) (50:5C) [10:02:54:511]: Executing op: ActionStart(Name=AI_AiRemoveFilesRollback,Description=Resto...
by pok.lau
Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Problem with 'Always overwrite existing file'
Replies: 1
Views: 3010

Problem with 'Always overwrite existing file'

We have a set of dlls that required an downgrade to the previous version. So in the installer project, we have switch those file to run the 'Always overwrite existing file' operation to ensure the downgrade can happen when re-deploy with a patch. However, this only works for a sub-set of the dlls, m...
by pok.lau
Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Signing process for MSIX/APPX build take a long time
Replies: 3
Views: 3532

Re: Signing process for MSIX/APPX build take a long time

Hi Daniel, Thanks for the reply. I believe the process of "some signing operation to detect possible incompatible PE files" happens depends on whether signing has been enabled or not? Had a test on both scenarios and found the build took less than 1 minutes when signing is disabled. Signing-disabled...
by pok.lau
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Signing process for MSIX/APPX build take a long time
Replies: 3
Views: 3532

Signing process for MSIX/APPX build take a long time

The process to signing each of the individual .exe or .dll for MSIX/APPX build seems to take a very long time. After the step that says "Detecting MSIX/APPX incompatible resources" The build seems to start signing .exe and .dll behind the scene (with signing enabled) and the process take a very long...