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Microsoft KB Archive/103995

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PRA: Setup Ignores $(AppPath); Puts Files in MS-SETUP.T

Article ID: Q103995
Creation Date: 02-SEP-1993
Revision Date: 19-SEP-1996 The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Access Distribution Kit version 1.1

SYMPTOMS


When you run the Microsoft Access Distribution Kit (ADK) Setup program and specify that you want to install the files to a particular directory, all files except SYSTEM.MDA and MSACCESS.REG are copied to the MS-SETUP.T subdirectory instead.

CAUSE


This problem occurs because the Setup program is case-sensitive. If the $(AppPath) information file token is either misspelled or capitalized incorrectly [for example, $(APPPath) instead of $(AppPath)], Setup does not recognize the misspelled or wrongly capitalized token. By default, it copies all files to the current directory, which is MS-SETUP.T.

RESOLUTION


Be sure that the $(AppPath) information file token is spelled correctly and capitalized as shown.

STATUS


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft Access Distribution Kit version 1.1. This problem no longer occurs in the Microsoft Access Developer's Toolkit version 2.0.

REFERENCES


Microsoft Access "Distribution Kit Guide," version 1.1, pages 42-43



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Additional reference words: 1.10 ADK
KBCategory: kbsetup
KBSubcategory: StpOthr