[wix-devs] Support for -shardlinks?
r.sean.hall at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 14:45:28 PDT 2016
wix4 has an msbuild
property CreateHardLinksForCopyFilesToOutputDirectoryIfPossible -
Does that accomplish the same thing?
On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 4:11 PM, Rob Mensching <rob at firegiant.com> wrote:
> Never heard of that switch before.
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> Subject: [wix-devs] Support for -shardlinks?
> I got a request for a bug fix on the internal 3.7 repo today about
> -shardlinks and noticed no history for it - at least in the GitHub repos. I
> seem to recall it was around internally for quite a while. Was it removed
> from the old CodePlex repos, or just never added externally? Any desire for
> a port to wix4 (or even wix3)?
> (Background: -shardlinks is used to suppress creating hardlinks - a
> request from some build labs for reasons I don't remember...perhaps to
> avoid trying at all when the output directory is on another volume or
> Heath Stewart
> Visual Studio, Microsoft
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