An application I have to package uses the GDI+ library.
I had a look at the Installshield Website in order to download the last GDI+ Merge Module but, as you can see here http://www.installshield.com/downloads/modules.asp?prod=cx&lan=english&xmlUse=y the Microsoft GDI+ Library version is 5.1.3102.1355 whereas I have the 5.1.3102.1360 on my computer (And I don't know if it is the last revision).

So I would like to repackage the GDI+ Merge module in order to build one with the last version.
However, before doing that, I'm wondering if this could do something wrong. Does anybody "can" repackage Merge module ? Is there any restriction ?

i think that if I don't modify components and Merge module GUID, this shouldn't do something wrong, but... :-)
0 Comments   [ + ] Show Comments


Please log in to comment

Rating comments in this legacy AppDeploy message board thread won't reorder them,
so that the conversation will remain readable.


What's the target OS for your package?

This may be of interest?

Answered 08/12/2005 by: WiseUser
Fourth Degree Brown Belt

Please log in to comment
Yes, I did some google search before asking and found this webpage (and some others).

But, independently of gdi+, I would like you to answer my question :-)

I'm using XP pro but deploy for 2K too.
I know that the gdiplus.MSM is conditionned with VersionNT<501, so it would be only useful for win2K. Moreover, this .msm installs the .dll to TARGETDIR instead of SystemFolder, which is not very "smart" on behalf the .msm packager...

So I would like to operate some modifications...
Answered 08/12/2005 by: babric
Senior Purple Belt

Please log in to comment
IMHO if the merge module is vendor supplied still , you can change the destination / component condition of merge module to your requirement .

I see a problem only when you change the content of the merge module .
Again the information provided above is not published anywhere hence I am open to other opinions.

Cheers ,
Answered 08/12/2005 by: viv_bhatt1
Senior Purple Belt

Please log in to comment
Answer this question or Comment on this question for clarity