JRE Installer Cannot Propagate Parameter Values Containing White Space Characters in /L (Doc ID 1296795.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Java Platform, Standard Edition - Version 1.4.2 to 6 [Release 1.4 to 6]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms


The following was reported to fail:
Parameter /L is given a value, that contains a blank character (white space):

jre-6u23-windows-i586.exe /s INSTALLDIR="C:\JRE\1.6.0" /L "C:\INSTALL LOGS\6u23.log" STATIC=1

The installation does not start. The 'msiexec.exe' usage dialog is shown.

Cause

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