[wix-users] String Overflow warning in ControlEvent condition

Ven H venh.123 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 03:35:45 PDT 2018

The Condition column value in the ControlEvent table has *not *been
truncated, even though it is showing the warning.

On Tue, Aug 7, 2018 at 2:11 PM, Mark Itzcovitz <Mark.Itzcovitz at ingenta.com>

> I have no idea of the answer to your questions, but I suggest you follow
> the evidence that you have.  I would look at the Windows Installer
> documentation to find out the size of the Condition column in the
> ControlEvent table, and I would look inside my MSI using something such as
> Orca or InstEdIt to see if the condition in the ControlEvent table has been
> truncated.  Then you will have your answer.
> Mark
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> Cc: Ven H <venh.123 at gmail.com>
> Subject: [wix-users] String Overflow warning in ControlEvent condition
> I am having a custom dialog. The Next button on that dialog has a couple
> of conditions based on which other dialogs are invoked. The conditions are
> somewhat long, based on some logic. But the light command throws a warning
> like below.
> warning LGHT1076 : ICE03: String overflow (greater than length permitted
> in column); Table: ControlEvent, Column: Condition
> Can this warning be safely ignored? If ignored, will the conditions still
> work as expected?
> Is there a way to fix this, other than changing the logic inside the
> condition?
> Please advise.
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