[wix-users] [Wix]: MSI package creation failed due to sequence of " passing as an argument
dwatson at sdl.com
Thu Feb 18 06:48:38 PST 2016
Try wrapping your constant in quotes.
It looks like its currently being replaced as
And the ; are splitting the string up.
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From: wix-users [mailto:wix-users-bounces at lists.wixtoolset.org] On Behalf Of Dileep S
Sent: 18 February 2016 13:00
To: WiX Toolset Users Mailing List <wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org>
Subject: [wix-users] [Wix]: MSI package creation failed due to sequence of " passing as an argument
I have found one issue while building WixProject.
In my wixproject file i have added one constant variable in <DefineConstants>.
This $(cmdArg) value will be passed from the command line argument.
/p:cmdArg=""""" "E:\WorkFolder\BuildMSI.wixproj" /t:Rebuild
Following error is displayed after compiling wixproject.
*"E:\WorkFolder\BuildMSI.wixproj" (Rebuild target) (1) ->(Compile target)
* candle.exe : error CNDL0288: The variable '"' with value '' was previously declared with value ''. [E:\WorkFolder\BuildMSI.wixproj]*
Please help me how to solve this issue.
This issue occurs only when sequence of " passing as an argument.
Thanks in advance.
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