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I am trying to create a windows installer which includes some custom plugins. I can build without error, but when I try to create an nsis .exe using the line "nmake -f makefile.nmake packaging" I encounter the following error:

File: "C:\Wireshark-win64-libs-1.10\vcredist_x64.exe" -> no files found.
Usage: File [/nonfatal] [/a] ([/r] [/x filespec [...]] filespec [...] | /oname=outfile one_file_only)
Error in script "wireshark.nsi" on line 369 -- aborting creation process
NMAKE : fatal error U1077: '"C:\Program Files (x86)\NSIS\makensis.exe"' : return code '0x1'
Stop.
NMAKE : fatal error U1077: '"c:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\VC\Bin\amd64\nmake.exe"' : return code '0x2'
Stop.

I am building from the Wireshark-1.10.7.tar.bz2 from the wireshark website and am using Windows 7 x64. What can I do about this error?

asked 04 Jun '14, 07:18

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edited 04 Jun '14, 07:21


I think you have to download the aproprate

File: "C:\Wireshark-win64-libs-1.10\vcredist_x64.exe

for your visual studio version and put it in the above directory. I think this is mentioned in the guide.

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answered 04 Jun '14, 07:43

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Thank you, that was the problem.

(04 Jun '14, 07:56) Thomas G
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