[wix-users] Question on the copy order of companion files
egcastr at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 01:05:41 PDT 2020
Can you post a verbose log somewhere?
Edwin G. Castro
On Thu, Apr 16, 2020 at 3:07 PM Jerry Chung via wix-users <
wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org> wrote:
> I have many assemblies and config files where config files were associated
> with companionFile attribute. When the installer tries to upgrade the
> assemblies on the of prior versions, the copy order for companion files
> doesn't seem to be consistent. As a result of this, some of the config
> files are not copied over.
> These are steps I observed for upgrade:
> 1. remove existing assemblies and config files
> 2. copy a new assembly
> 3. try to copy the assembly's config file, but it is not copied saying
> "Existing file is of an equal version"
> Note. if the order of 2 and 3 is switched, it works.
> My environment:
> * Wix Toolset 3.9
> * .Net 4.5
> * VS Professional 2012 update 5
> * Target Host: Windows Server 2016
> Any idea on this?
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