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Re: MSI silent installation bug

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-25 20:45:50 CEST

Bernd Böckmann wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I've discovered a bug which occurs if one tries to install the MSI
> package for TortoiseSVN silently by using "msiexec /qn /i
> Tortoise-1.3.5....msi". It installs to the wrong directory D:\Program
> Files\TortoiseSVN (should be C:\Programme\TortoiseSVN). The installation
> with user interface works perfectly. I got the silent installation
> working correctly by patching the MSI using a tool called orca.
>
> I took the following approach: I copied the action DefaultTargetDir
> (Sequence nr. 102) from the table InstallUISequence to
> InstallExecuteSequence.

Or, you could just call
msiexec /i TortoiseSVN-1....msi INSTALLDIR="C:\Programme\TortoiseSVN"

Stefan

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