Hello there i have this application which had assembly files. I have handled the assemblies via assembly table and have conditionalized the components according to the type of OS they will be installed on. But for some reason i am being shown the following error message during install. Any help in this regard will be appreciated

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  • If there is no problem with the permission, it could be a problem with a very looonnngg path.. Try moving your sources somewhere in C: drive like C:\App and try again.
    • Its already on the SystemDrive. I already took care of the long file path.
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Luckily, I got the solution for you now.. See page 19. https://msirevolution.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/winsxs-win32-assemblies.pdf

Answered 10/24/2013 by: dj_xest
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  • i was trying to avoid this solution. This solution has been posted by my ex-
    • Have you tried it?

      This is another reference when I was working with GAC and never had any problems with installs.. http://www.symantec.com/connect/articles/net-assemblies-basics-and-packaging-techniques
      • I have read this article. But there is a known issue of using GACUtil.exe. since its a third party tool, it may /may not install assemblies. And moreover mine are not .net assemblies , hence, even regasm cant be used
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