Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] U3 package fails to install
From: Graham Bloice <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2007 08:55:26 +0100
Clifford Thrasher wrote:
> Graham Bloice wrote:
>> Graeme Lunt wrote:
>>   
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>>     
>>>> Graham Bloice wrote:
>>>>       
>>>>> I built a U3 version from SVN 20915, but the resulting .u3p fails to
>>>>> install on my SanDisk MicroCruzer.
>>>>>         
>>> Does the package downloaded from:
>>> http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/wireshark/wireshark-0.99.5.u3p
>>>
>>> install OK?
>>>
>>>     
>>
>> Yes it does, without an icon as has been discussed previously.
>>
>>   
>>>>> When I run the U3 add programs applet, it reports:
>>>>>
>>>>> U3 Launchpad failed to install U3 program, due to a 
>>>>> possible error in the program package.  Try downloading and installing 
>>>>> the program again.
>>>>> If the problem persists, contact the program software vendor.
>>>>>
>>>>> The version of U3 Launchpad in use is 1.4.0.2
>>>>>
>>>>>         
>>>> I'm also unable to install either a home built version from the latest
>>>> SVN (20933) or the buildbot version of the same.
>>>>       
>>> I have seen this sort of error when the manifest.u3i file is corrupt. 
>>>
>>> Have a look at the file in packaging/u3/win32/manifest - or extract it from
>>> the u3p using a zip tool.
>>> Does it look OK?
>>>
>>>     
>>
>> The one in my working copy looks fine, it seems to be well formed XML, I
>> assume the actual content is correct.
>>
>>   
> Hi Graham, I know its been over a month, but I tried to build a U3
> package myself and ran into the same error.  I fixed it by going into
> the packaging\u3\win32 directory once the u3p file is complete, from
> there I created my own archive.  I added the data, device, host and
> manifest directories to a zip archive with zero compression.  Then I
> renamed that zip archive to the desired u3p filename.  The U3 program
> took the handmade archive with no problems.
> 

I think Graeme L checked in a fix, as I subsequently did manage to build
a u3p package.  I haven't tried for a month or so though.

-- 
Regards,

Graham Bloice