1.3 Beta on github?

May 4, 2012 at 6:10 AM

I had a question regarding the status of the Github version of the code. On this site it says that version 1.3 beta supports wix 3.0, and hopefully 3.5-3.6 . On github the codebase version is only 1.2, and I'm unsure if it will work with my wix 3.6 project. 

Also how would you rate the stability of the 1.3 beta? What are the weakest/least tested extension methods? Could it be used in production? Is there a timeframe for wix 3.6 support?

Coordinator
May 4, 2012 at 12:12 PM

The code is the same as on CodePlex right now with a few changes to make it GIT compatible. The latest 1.3 build that's on CodePlex (http://msiext.codeplex.com/releases/view/65032) is wix 3.5, use that.

1.3 is as stable as 1.2, so far only bug fixes and small features went in. The code has excellent test coverage, so I'd have very high confidence in it.

Coordinator
May 29, 2012 at 4:00 PM

1.3 has been released, http://dblock.github.com/msiext/

Nov 22, 2012 at 12:17 PM
Edited Nov 22, 2012 at 12:20 PM

Is there any reason why 1.3 won't work with WiX 3.7? When I try to add WixCommonUiExtension.dll via the Add Reference dialog box, it says that a reference could not be added, and to make sure "that it is a valid WiX reference". When I try to use it via the command line (with the -ext switch), it fails with "error LGHT0144: The extension 'C:\...\WixCommonUiExtension.dll' could not be loaded because of the following reason: Could not load file or assembly 'f:///c:\...\WixCommonUiExtension.dll' or one of its dependencies. Operation is not supported. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80131515)".

Do I need to downgrade to WiX 3.5 for MsiExt 1.3 to work?

Coordinator
Nov 22, 2012 at 2:11 PM

THE PROJECT HAS MOVED TO GITHUB, PLEASE DON'T POST ANYTHING HERE

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