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Media vs MediaTemplate Compression #4155

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wixbot opened this Issue Oct 18, 2013 · 3 comments

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wixbot commented Oct 18, 2013

The MediaTemplate appears to create a much larger final MSI than the same exact code using Media instead. I have set CompressionLevel='high' & EmbedCab='yes' in both scenarios. The MSI I'm testing with comes in at 75MB using Media and 95MB using MediaTemplate. I can only assume the impact would get worse with larger projects.

WiXv3.7.1224.0.

Originally opened by ajones

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wixbot commented Oct 18, 2013

7-Zip indicated that the Media cab's compression method was LZX while the MediaTemplate cab's compression method showed MSZip.

Originally posted by ajones

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wixbot commented Oct 22, 2013

Originally changed by barnson
AssignedTo set to bobarnson
Release changed from v3.x to v3.8

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wixbot commented Oct 24, 2013

v3.8

Originally posted by barnson
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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