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Msifiler.exe

MsiFiler.exe populates the File table with file versions, languages, and sizes based upon a source directory. It can also update the MsiFileHash table with file hashes.

Syntax

msifiler.exe -d {database} [-v] [-h] [-s ALTSOURCE]

Command Line Options

Msifiler.exe uses the following case-insensitive command line options. A slash delimiter may also be used in place of a dash.

OptionParameterDescription
-ddatabaseThe database (.msi file) that is to be updated.
-vUse verbose mode.
-hPopulate the MsiFileHash table. This creates the table if it does not already exist. The MsiFileHash table can only be used with unversioned files.
-sALTSOURCEALTSOURCE specifies an alternative directory to find the files.

 

This tool is only available in the Windows SDK Components for Windows Installer Developers.

Related topics

Windows Installer Development Tools
Using the Directory Table
Released Versions, Tools, and Redistributables

 

 

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