[wix-users] Bootstrapper localization not working
r.sean.hall at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 10:50:46 PDT 2021
In v3.x, the only way to avoid the guessing game is to run the bundle in a
debugger. If it works in thmviewer, then the most likely issue is that an
image file is missing.
Related bugs: https://github.com/wixtoolset/issues/issues/4588, 4860
On Wed, Jun 2, 2021 at 11:16 PM Juan Galvan via wix-users <
wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org> wrote:
> I should also add that I can see (using Process Monitor) the .xml and .wxl
> for the 3082 folder being created in the temporal folder where the
> bootstrapper is unfolded, so we can assume the files are in there...
> On Thu, Jun 3, 2021 at 1:14 AM Juan Galvan <juangalvandotnet at gmail.com>
> > Hi all,
> > I'm experimenting with making my bootstrapper localizable, and failing
> > miserably...
> > I'm using the standard bootstrapper like this:
> > <BootstrapperApplicationRef
> > Id="WixStandardBootstrapperApplication.RtfLicense">
> > <bal:WixStandardBootstrapperApplication
> > LicenseFile="$(var.InstallerSourceFolder)license.rtf"
> > LogoFile="$(var.InstallerSourceFolder)logo.png"
> > ThemeFile="$(var.InstallerSourceFolder)1033\thm.xml"
> > LocalizationFile="$(var.InstallerSourceFolder)1033\thm.wxl" />
> > <Payload Id="thm_dk" Name="3082\thm.wxl" Compressed="yes"
> > SourceFile="$(var.InstallerSourceFolder)3082\thm.wxl" />
> > <Payload Id="thmx_dk" Name="3082\thm.xml" Compressed="yes"
> > SourceFile="$(var.InstallerSourceFolder)3082\thm.xml" />
> > And while I can control, make changes and see results for the 1033
> > when I run my installer with the *-lang 3082 *argument it won't show any
> > UI and the logs show this:
> > [481C:1E28][2021-06-02T20:57:22]i000: Unsetting variable
> > 'WixBundleManufacturer'
> > [481C:341C][2021-06-02T20:57:22]i000: Setting numeric variable
> > 'WixStdBALanguageId' to value 1033
> > [481C:341C][2021-06-02T20:57:22]i000: Setting version variable
> > 'WixBundleFileVersion' to value '188.8.131.52'
> > [481C:341C][2021-06-02T20:57:22]e000: Error 0x8007000d: Failed to load
> > theme controls.
> > [481C:341C][2021-06-02T20:57:22]e000: Error 0x80004005: Failed to create
> > main window.
> > [481C:1E28][2021-06-02T20:57:22]i500: Shutting down, exit code: 0x4005
> > Browsing WiX source code it seems like it could be failing in here:
> > at develop · wixtoolset/wix3 (github.com)
> > <
> > I don't get much more details in the logs.
> > Is there a way I could set the log level to DEBUG or any other hint you
> > can think of in order to try to get ease the guessing game of _where_ is
> > failing?
> > I also found the theme viewer utility and the .xml file loads just fine
> > there...
> > Any light you can shed on this would be greatly appreciated...
> > thanks!
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