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HOTFIX: InstallAnywhere 2014 Service Pack 1 HotFix A

HOTFIX: InstallAnywhere 2014 Service Pack 1 HotFix A

Summary

This is InstallAnywhere 2014 Service Pack 1 Hotfix.

Symptoms

InstallAnywhere 2014 SP1 HotFix A addresses the following issues:

IOA-000066647If a shortcut is configured to use a custom .ico file, the correct path is now used for this .ico file at run time. Previously in certain cases, various issues occurred. For example, for a Create Alias, Link, Shortcut action that ran on a Windows-based target system, the shortcut was not created and the log file included an error for the creation of the shortcut. In some cases, the installer encountered a "ZeroGcz: No zip file found for entry" error.
IOJ-1720624If a Create Uninstaller action is configured to use a custom .ico file that is present in a folder inside the IA_PROJECT_DIR directory, the installer no longer encounters a related run-time error. In addition, the uninstaller launcher is now installed at run time without error.
IOJ-1722811When the Create JRE VM Pack Wizard attempts to create a JRE VM pack from a Solaris JRE on a Windows-based or Linux-based system, the creation of the JRE VM pack no longer fails.
IOJ-1563323When the Create JRE VM Pack Wizard creates a JRE VM pack from a 64-bit Windows JVM, the resulting JRE VM pack now has the vm.platform.flavor property value set to win64, not win32. In addition, the JRE VM pack is available in the VM to Bundle with Installer list for a pure 64-bit Windows-based build target in the Build Installers view.
IOJ-1718993The InstallAnywhere Advanced Designer can now be resized. Previously, if you attempted to resize the Advanced Designer window, the window snapped back to its previous size.
IOJ-1678690The Language Selection Panel did not display when running the installer with Java 8. Debug output includes the following message:
USING NON I18N VM ON NON-LATIN SYSTEM: OPTION NOT SUPPORTED, WILL DEFAULT TO ENGLISH

Resolution

In order to install the HotFix, please download the file listed below:

· ia-2014sp1-pub-a-en.zip

This zip file contains two files:

· readme.txt
· patch.zip

The file readme.txt contains instructions to apply the HotFix. Those instructions are duplicated below for convenience:

1. Make sure InstallAnywhere 2014 SP1 is not running.

2. Using a terminal (or command shell), go to the directory where you installed InstallAnywhere 2014 SP1 and backup the following files and directories:

Copy "/IAClasses.zip" to "/IAClasses_orig.zip"
Copy "/resource/IAClasses.zip" to "/resource/IAClasses_orig.zip"
Copy "/resource/manifests" to "/resource/manifests_orig"
Copy "/VMPackUtility/Utility.jar" to "/VMPackUtility/Utility_orig.jar"

3. In that installation home directory, extract the contents of the ZIP file: patch.zip inside ia-2014sp1-pub-a-en.zip.

Additional Information

The hotfix is available for InstallAnywhere 2014 SP1. It cannot be applied to the original release of InstallAnywhere 2014.

InstallAnywhere 2014 SP1 is available as a full installation, not as a patch. You can obtain the installer for InstallAnywhere 2014 SP1 through the Flexera Software Product and License Center. For instructions, see the download and licensing instructions for InstallAnywhere.
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