[wix-devs] MsiE2E Issue

Ron Martin cpuwzd at comcast.net
Thu Aug 25 12:37:32 PDT 2022


Thanks for responding. So, I take it that PackageInstaller was not 
specified to enable the testing of
localization. I had no trouble getting localization to work, but the 
test has been giving me grief. I'll
remove the test. Perhaps we can add this improvement as a goal for some 
specific future version
of Wix.


On 8/25/2022 1:37 PM, Sean Hall via wix-devs wrote:
> The file creation is correct in placing the .msi in the en-US folder if you
> are building with en-US. Others will have to comment on where its .wixpdb
> should be.
> The easy thing to do would be to follow the example of the other tests and
> not use localization. The harder option would be to enhance
> PackageInstaller to allow specifying the localization name in addition to
> the current arguments.
> On Thu, Aug 25, 2022 at 12:32 PM Ron Martin via wix-devs <
> wix-devs at lists.wixtoolset.org> wrote:
>> I'm working on an MsiE2E test that I call
>> CanCreateNewUserWithLocalizedComment. The test gets to a point where the
>> constructor for PackageInstaller is looking for an msi file and a wixpdb
>> file in
>> D:\Repos\Wix\wix4\build\IntegrationMsi\Debug\netcoreapp3.1\TestData\UtilExtensionUserTests\.
>> Unfortunately, those files were actually created in
>> D:\Repos\Wix\wix4\build\IntegrationMsi\Debug\netcoreapp3.1\TestData\UtilExtensionUserTests\en-US\.
>> It doesn't make sense to me that different .msi files should be created
>> for different localizations and not not sure whether the same situation
>> applies for .wixpdb files. I need to determine whether to look at the
>> file creation or the file reading should be investigated for being wrong.
>> Thanks.
>> Ron
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