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WXL File without correct namespace throws incorrect error #4142

wixbot opened this Issue Oct 9, 2013 · 2 comments


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wixbot commented Oct 9, 2013

Incorrect Error:
light.exe(0,0): error LGHT0199: The Wix element has no namespace. Please make the Wix element look like the following: <Wix xmlns="">.

To Reproduce:

  1. Create a WXL file with:
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"><WixLocalization culture="en-us"/>
  2. Include the file in your project
  3. Compile and Link

Originally opened by brian


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wixbot commented Oct 10, 2013

Originally changed by barnson
Release changed from v3.x to v3.8


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wixbot commented Oct 22, 2013

Originally changed by barnson
AssignedTo set to bobarnson
Resolution set to fixed
Status changed from Open to Resolved

@wixbot wixbot added bug linker labels Dec 20, 2015

@wixbot wixbot added this to the v3.8 milestone Dec 20, 2015

@wixbot wixbot closed this Dec 20, 2015

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