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Pat Rice
08-01-2005, 12:27 PM
If I open my .ism file, go to Installation Designer and click on Update Service, I get this:


Exception ACCESS_VIOLATION (0xc0000005)
at address 0x6916ea5b trying to read address 0x00000000.

File : C:\Program Files\InstallShield 11\System\isdev.exe
Version : 11.0.0.28844
Exception : c0000005
Address : 6916ea5b
Access Type : read
Access Address : 00000000

Registers : EAX=0012ebb8 CS=001b EIP=6916ea5b EFLGS=00010246
: EBX=691811a8 SS=0023 ESP=0012eb88 EBP=0012ec50
: ECX=00000000 DS=0023 ESI=0012ec28 FS=003b
: EDX=00000000 ES=0023 EDI=0012eb8c GS=0000

Stack Trace : 6916ee63 6916d96a 6916dbad 64a57324
: 6916d11c 6915bf48 73dd1eb6 73dd1b9b
: 73dd1b05 73dd2c9c 73ddca6f 64a3f4b4
: 01dca009 01dcfea1 01dceb24 01dce94c
: 771279e0 77127898 01dc4ec1 73de715f
: 73df557e 73e2ef36 0040de00 0041825a
: 004016d8 73dd23bf 73dd2f4d 73dd2e98
: 73dd3a53 73e38738 73dd1c21 73dd1b9b

Happens every time with my .ism file. If I create a new (empty) project file, it doesn't.

P.S. It's nice that .ism files are now XML files, but adding some newlines & indentation would make them human-readable (not to mention human-repairable in the event of .ism corruption), which would be even better.

Pat Rice
08-02-2005, 12:37 PM
Uninstalled & reinstalled (& re-updated) InstallShield. Still crashes.

The .ism is a valid xml file (nice .xsl, by the way).