KNOWN ISSUE: MSI with external cabs only writes out 65,535 files to the cab file

Article:TECH42134  |  Created: 2009-05-20  |  Updated: 2009-05-20  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH42134
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Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



When creating a large .MSI that has more than 65,535 files in it, we are only able to get 65,535 files written out to the external cab files.


Environment



Wise Package Studio 7 SP2
Wise Package Studio 7 SP3


Solution



Workaround:
Use makecab.exe to create cab file and add that corresponding information to the .MSI

Related Links
Cab files


Supplemental Materials

SourceDEFECT
ValueETK 1672495
DescriptionLogged in Etrack (Symantec) database

Legacy ID



47243


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH42134


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