View Full Version : Why are there MST files in Basic MSI disk 1 compressed to single MSI?

06-05-2017, 06:32 PM
I created a new Basic MSI project and set the release to Single MSI Image - Compressed. The result in Disk Images > Disk 1 is the MSI, but also a set of 6 .MST files: 1031, 1033, 1034, 1036, 1040, 2070. These seem to match the code pages for the languages I selected under the Localization tab. Does the MSI spec require these to be kept "loose" instead of embedded in the main MSI?

What's odd is that I then created a second Basic MSI project, selected the same languages, and it does not create any MST files.

For both of them I've turned off all of the optional dialogs so there is just start and finish.

Is something wrong with the first project? Perhaps an extra string table entry that I can delete? (I might have built the first project once before turning off all the optional UI steps.)