White Paper: Validating Windows Installer (MSI) Updates and Patches
Using InstallShield for Validating Windows Installer (MSI) Updates and Patches
The success of a Windows Installer–based update package involves a long list of considerations when the update is being performed. They also differ according to the update type (small update, minor upgrade, or major upgrade) and packaging (full software installation or patch package). InstallShield supports different validation rules for upgrades and patches, which can assist you in identifying and avoiding potential problems. This white paper, written by Robert Dickau, describes these built-in validation rules, and how to address any validation warnings or errors that occur.