[wix-users] How to install more than 32K files
rob at firegiant.com
Tue Jan 23 20:59:40 PST 2018
What Nir says is probably the issue. If you're looking for an easy solution, FireGiant provides an improved commercial harvesting tool that supports this sort of scenario: https://www.firegiant.com/wix/wep-documentation/harvesting/strategies/
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 Nir Bar via wix-users
Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 7:23 AM
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Cc: Nir Bar <nir.bar at panel-sw.com>
Subject: Re: [wix-users] How to install more than 32K files
WiX compiles MSI packages with enhanced file count by default.
More likely, you're encountering the issue because of component count limit of 65536 components.
To overcome it, you can group multiple files into components by target folder. You can use XSLT Muenchian method to achieve that when harvesting files.
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