[wix-users] Wix patches and 3.14

Steven Ogilvie stogilvie at GENETEC.COM
Tue Jan 15 11:41:43 PST 2019

Hi all,

We are currently using WiX 3.11.1 for a few WiX installers (we use InstallShield for most projects).

For a few of the WiX installers, luckily we do not need to do patches because we are BLOCKED...

Our build process is run in an Elevated process, which craps out with Melt.exe and Torch.exe.

  1.  Are there any current work arounds for this?
     *   I have tried using "runas /trustlevel:0x20000" and "PSExec.exe" with no joy...
     *   Also tried using PowerShell scripts as well...
  2.  When is 3.14 going to be released which supposedly has a fix for this issue, an exact time frame please... since we cannot continue to use WiX for new projects if we can't create patches...



Steve Ogilvie
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