This question is related to software package management using ZEN supplied
tools. The activity in the appropriate newsgroup is very low so am
writing here.

I'm actually curious if people have developed any secrets with creating
msi. I'm finding that many fail, especially those that require services
to be created. I use the repackaging feature for your info.

Another question, I understand software from Microsoft and Novell allow
you to create an administrative install point which will create an msi by
using a switch on the setup file. Is this common or are there any other
standards in place with software release.

I am looking for any tips here or something that works well for others.