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Re: Group policy install, dictionary

Author steveking
Full name Stefan Küng
Date 2009-09-15 09:59:59 PDT
Message On 15.09.2009 15:13, Chris Watson wrote:
> Stefan Küng wrote:
>>> If I used this method to create a transform against say version 1.6.3,
>>> can I safely use the same transform against the 1.6.4, 1.6.5, etc
>>> installers, or should I follow that procedure to create a new transform
>>> each time? I'd rather not just edit the original msi and deploy that
>>> because editing it breaks the digital signature now all the installers
>>> are signed.
>>>
>>
>> Sorry, I don't know enough about transforms to confirm or deny this.
>> You'd have to try it yourself if that transform is version independent
>> or not.
>>
>> Stefan
>>
> Yes you can do this with transforms. There are options for marking them
> valid only for particular ProductCodes, version numbers, etc. Orca shows
> a transform made against 1.6.3 successfully transforming the 1.6.5 msi
> database, and this has been confirmed in deployment tests too. I decided
> to mark my transform only valid for the UpgradeCode found in all the
> TSVN msis, which I'm assuming will remain constant throughout all TSVN
> versions as TSVN is TSVN is TSVN...?

Yes, the upgradecode will remain the same, as it has to be according to
the msi rules.

Stefan

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Group policy install, dictionary Chris Watson <chriswatson at advantage-finance dot co dot uk> Chris Watson <chriswatson at advantage-finance dot co dot uk> 2009-08-25 06:55:13 PDT
     Re: Group policy install, dictionary steveking Stefan Küng 2009-08-27 01:15:16 PDT
         Re: Group policy install, dictionary Chris Watson <chriswatson at advantage-finance dot co dot uk> Chris Watson <chriswatson at advantage-finance dot co dot uk> 2009-09-11 03:33:36 PDT
             Re: Group policy install, dictionary steveking Stefan Küng 2009-09-11 10:31:28 PDT
                 Re: Group policy install, dictionary Chris Watson <chriswatson at advantage-finance dot co dot uk> Chris Watson <chriswatson at advantage-finance dot co dot uk> 2009-09-15 06:13:17 PDT
                     Re: Group policy install, dictionary steveking Stefan Küng 2009-09-15 09:59:59 PDT
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