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  1. Puppet
  2. PUP-398

Backslashify windows paths when appropriate

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Normal
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: PUP 3.7.0
    • Component/s: Docs
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      Description

      When installing an MSI, the windows package provider passes the package source parameter to msiexec.exe. Unfortunately, it <b>must</b> use backslashes, otherwise, msiexec thinks it's a command line argument and will fail with a cryptic error: <pre>Failed to install: Fail on INT 24.</pre>
      The windows package provider should automatically convert the source to backslashes so that it just works.

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              Reporter:
              josh Josh Cooper
              QA Contact:
              Eric Thompson
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