Bug 20525 - Updater report msiexec command failed
Summary: Updater report msiexec command failed
Status: RESOLVED NORESPONSE
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Installer ()
Version: 3.0
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2014-06-11 06:02 UTC by Peter Hultqvist
Modified: 2014-07-02 08:07 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:


Attachments
Log from error dialog (40.82 KB, text/plain)
2014-06-11 06:03 UTC, Peter Hultqvist
Details
Install log (151.48 KB, text/plain)
2014-06-13 06:27 UTC, Peter Hultqvist
Details
Screenshot of Error message when uninstalling Xamarin.IOS (5.15 KB, image/png)
2014-06-13 06:27 UTC, Peter Hultqvist
Details


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Description Peter Hultqvist 2014-06-11 06:02:30 UTC
Current version is Xamarin Studio 4.2.3

Xamarin Update have downloaded Xamarin 3.0 and Xamarin Studio 5.0.1.3

I click on "Restart and Install Updates".

During the upgrade process the attached error message is presented.
Comment 1 Peter Hultqvist 2014-06-11 06:03:11 UTC
Created attachment 7038 [details]
Log from error dialog
Comment 2 Peter Hultqvist 2014-06-13 05:59:56 UTC
I've tried running the installer and got a dialog asking me to check the Android SDK installation where I found that the build-tools was not installed.
Installing those went fine.

Now the installer only want to install Xamarin 3.0.0.

There are still some issues, will report back after reboot.
Comment 3 Peter Hultqvist 2014-06-13 06:27:04 UTC
The Xamarin 3.0.0 installer failed, attaching install log.

The installer asked me to download
http://download.xamarin.com/XamarinforVisualStudio/Windows/Xamarin.VisualStudio_Setup-3.0.54.0.msi
and install it manually.

The installer stops with a dialog saying "'1.0.0' is not a valid short file name."
That is the same error I get when I try to uninstall Xamarin.IOS from the control panel in windows.

I can't upgrade only Android SDK since I either must uninstall Xamarin.IOS(broken) or upgrade it(which requires uninstall that is broken).
Comment 4 Peter Hultqvist 2014-06-13 06:27:20 UTC
Created attachment 7062 [details]
Install log
Comment 5 Peter Hultqvist 2014-06-13 06:27:58 UTC
Created attachment 7063 [details]
Screenshot of Error message when uninstalling Xamarin.IOS
Comment 6 Peter Hultqvist 2014-07-01 05:33:02 UTC
New updates have downloaded but the installation still fails.

I've now uninstalled all but Xamarin.iOS.
The rest was removed by deleting all keys in the windows registry containing the word Xamarin.

Will now install again...
Comment 7 Peter Hultqvist 2014-07-01 05:46:38 UTC
Installation failed, will submit new bug for that.