MOBILE DEVICES - Cannot compile Pocket PC or Smartphone installations

Article:TECH12441  |  Created: 2006-02-13  |  Updated: 2006-02-13  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH12441
Article Type
Technical Solution

Issue



When trying to compile an installation that builds a PocketPC or Smartphone installation, you recieve the error:
"Failed to create mobile device Install. See WiseErr.txt located at "c:\path\to\install" for more information."

The file WiseErr.txt reads:
"Error: CAB file <path to CAB file> could not be created."


Environment



Wise for Windows Installer 6.x, Enterprise Edition
Wise Package Studio 6.x

Cause



Cabwiz.exe is unable to handle UNC paths.

Solution



Save (and compile) the PocketPC or Smartphone installation using a non-UNC path.


Legacy ID



19571


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH12441


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