[wix-users] File Source question

Rob Mensching rob at firegiant.com
Sat Mar 20 11:56:17 PDT 2021

Mapped drives can be challenging to use because they exist in the user profile. UNC paths are more reliable.

PS: Consider bindpaths over preprocessor variables.

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Is it possible to use a shared team drive as the location of the source files?
I.E. Source="$(var.mySource)\lib_myCode.dll"
Works fine when the Defined preprocessor variables are pointed to the local c: drive but throws an error when the var points to a mapped drive.
error LGHT0103: The system cannot find the file 'S:\.....

environment / tool is
Visual Studio 2019
Windows 10

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