[wix-users] Burn's MSI Size Limitation - Single MSI payload overflow
rob at firegiant.com
Thu Mar 17 20:26:22 PDT 2016
Windows Installer changed behavior in Win7 to keep cabinets embedded which wastes significant disk space on system drive.
Removing the option would be a breaking change.
Short replies here. Complete answers over there: http://www.firegiant.com/
From: wix-users [mailto:wix-users-bounces at lists.wixtoolset.org] On Behalf Of Shay Martin
Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2016 6:19 PM
To: WiX Toolset Users Mailing List <wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org>
Subject: Re: [wix-users] Burn's MSI Size Limitation - Single MSI payload overflow
So distribute the bootstrapped MSI with the cabinet files? We would like to keep it all in one, if possible. What is the downfall embedding cabinet files? Why even provide the embed option?
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