[wix-users] will wix 4 support ARM64 ?

Alan Sinclair anadem at gmail.com
Tue Nov 26 08:00:38 PST 2019

Will Wix 4 support Arm64 ?

Where can I get a newer darice.cub?  But Candle rejects
Platform="Arm64" so I'm not sure a newer darice.cub will help.
Darice.cub isn't in the Win 10 SDK, although that has the MSI tools. The
darice.cub included with wix gives the same problem.


On Tue, Nov 26, 2019 at 6:05 AM Rob Mensching <rob at firegiant.com> wrote:

> Probably need a newer darice.cub is needed. The darice.cub included with
> WiX v3 with ICE80 doesn't seem to understand ARM like it should:
> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/msi/ice80
> Short replies here. Complete answers over there: http://www.firegiant.com/
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> Subject: [wix-users] will wix 4 support ARM64 ?
> Will wix 4 support ARM64 ?
> Trying to package 64-bit ARM binaries with wix 3 fails. I try candle -arch
> arm with 'arm' in .wxs source Package->Platform and get:
> error LGHT0204 : ICE80: This package contains 64 bit component
> 'cmp_WorkspotClientexe' but the Template Summary Property does not contain
> Intel64 or x64.
> arm64 isn't accepted as a parameter to candle -arch, nor is it accepted in
> source  Package->Platform
> Or am I doing it wrong?
> thanks
> Alan

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