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Melt.exe exception when decompiling MSI and WIXPDB files #4168

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wixbot opened this Issue Oct 28, 2013 · 2 comments

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wixbot commented Oct 28, 2013

Workaround: Copy *.dll from SDK folder to BIN folder :)

Command:
melt.exe "V1.0.msi" -out ".\RTM.wixpdb" -pdb "V1.0.wixpdb" -x .\RMTBinaries Windows Installer Xml Melter version 3.7.1224.0 Copyright (C) Outercurve Foundation. All rights reserved.

Output:
melt.exe : error MELT0001 : Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.Deployment.WindowsInstaller.Package, Version=3.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=ce35f76fcda82bad' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified
fied.
melt.exe : error MELT0001 : Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.Deployment.Compression, Version=3.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=ce35f76fcda82bad ' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified.

Exception Type: System.IO.FileNotFoundException

Stack Trace:
at Microsoft.Tools.WindowsInstallerXml.Tools.Melt.MeltProduct()
at Microsoft.Tools.WindowsInstallerXml.Tools.Melt.Run(String[] args)

After copying those two files I got more exceptions so I just copied ALL libraries to the bin folder and it started working.

Originally opened by scubasteve

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wixbot commented Oct 29, 2013

Needs more DTF assemblies in bin.

Originally posted by barnson
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AssignedTo set to bobarnson

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wixbot commented Oct 31, 2013

Added necessary DTF assemblies.

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

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

@wixbot wixbot closed this Dec 20, 2015

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