[wpkg-users] Installing an .exe from a remote server

heiko.helmle at horiba.com heiko.helmle at horiba.com
Fri Feb 15 08:17:21 CET 2013

> I have not attempted this, but doesn't WPKG support this natively?
> <download  url='http://wpkg.example.com/installers/some.msi' 
> target="installers\some.msi"  />

Yes but it suffers a few drawbacks
* it loads the whole stream into memory and then dumps it to a file
* it doesn't report errors correctly if at all so it's unreliable
* it's slow

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