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Highlights of WiX v3.0.4923.0

WiX v3.0.4923.0 was released on Friday, 23-January-2009. You can download it from

v3.0.4923.0 is the fifth post-beta build of WiX v3.0. There are 32 v3.0 bugs still open in the bug tracker.

New features

  • Neil Sleightholm added several features to Heat:
    • Switch to suppress braces around generated GUIDs (-g1).
    • Switch to suppress bogus Visual Basic 6.0 COM registration (-svb6).
  • John Twomey changed the preprocessor to issues warnings for redefined variables instead of errors, to be consistent with the behavior of the C/C++ preprocessor.
  • Aaron added documentation for the WixExitEarlyWithSuccess custom action in WixUtilExtension.

Bug fixes