[wix-users] Limitation of shortcut target length LGHT1076 ICE03
Helge.Kruse at gmx.net
Wed Aug 29 23:30:28 PDT 2018
Am 29.08.2018 um 16:33 schrieb Edwin Castro:
> Why do you think some data is missing?
The message tells me "String overflow (greater than length permitted in
column)". If any maximum length is permitted I expect that the string is
If it is not truncated I find the message inappropriate. Should I
suppress ICE03? What is it good for, if the installation is working?
> Have you used orca or instedit to look at the Shortcut table in your MSI?
> ICE validation runs on MSIs so it already exists. You'll see the entire
> string in the MSI.
Yes, the string is complete.
> The ICE03 warning is telling you the length of the string in the Target
> column on the Shortcut table for the row key SbReleaseHistoryShortcut is
> longer than the "max allowed" length as defined in the definition of the
> Shortcut table.
What does that mean? Although not allowed the string is in the table.
> To address this warning you must decrease the length of that string.
Well the string is the path to a file that shall be started with the
shortcut. I can't decrease the length since the path name has that length.
> I tried to find the length of the Target column online bur only found
> which doesn't mention the length.
I found the length with Orca. With the table context menu item "Adjust
Schema" a maximum length of 72 is displayed. I don't know how the
underlying database can store 73 characters here.
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