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msibuild(1) General Commands Manual msibuild(1)


msibuild - build Windows Installer packages


msibuild <MSI file> [<option> [<option> ...]]


msibuild builds Windows Installer packages (.MSI files). Existing tables and streams in the package are overwritten. If the package doesn't exist, a new one is created with an empty database.


Set summary information.
Execute one or more SQL queries.
Import the given table into the database.
Add <stream> to storage with the contents of <file>.


msibuild was written by Marc-André Lureau for Red Hat, Inc. based on the MSI build tool in Wine. This manual page was adapted from the program usage information by Stephen Kitt <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). It was last modified for msibuild version 0.93.

December 21, 2014 msitools