×

Discussion Board

Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    4

    Can Package-UID and application UID be the same?

    I am doing final testing and checking of my app and came across the following document.

    http://www.symbian.com/developer/tec...KG_header.html
    The following is an extract:
    "
    The syntax for a package-header item is as follows:
    #{"Component name for language 1", ...}, (package-uid), major, minor, build-number[, package-options, ...]

    The UID value specified in an application's (SISAPP) package header must be unique. It uniquely identifies the SIS file, and is never the same as the application's UID.
    "

    I am using the same value for Package-UID and application UID and so do the example programs and carbide generated projects. Is the documentation wrong?

  2. #2
    Regular Contributor
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Posts
    295

    Re: Can Package-UID and application UID be the same?

    To my knowledge it doesn't really matter, but it's better to use different UIDs for clarity.

  3. #3
    Regular Contributor
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Posts
    50

    Re: Can Package-UID and application UID be the same?

    The latest automated SymbianSigned testing tool for S60 3rd edition gives the following error message and refuses to continue testing if the SIS UID is different than App UID..

    "Preparation errors :
    The SIS did not contain an application with the same UID as that of SIS."

    I hope someone could give a clear answer on this question that should these UIDs be the same or not.. Does anyone know what is SymbianSigned's opinion on this..? If their testing tool refuses to continue testing, do they accept apps with different UIDs for app and SIS?

Similar Threads

  1. Retrieve Installed Application UID
    By Zaibach in forum Symbian C++
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 2006-01-31, 11:27
  2. Application UID
    By victorh81 in forum Symbian C++
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 2004-05-28, 09:01
  3. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 2004-01-28, 03:16
  4. how to request application UID from remote device
    By advocatee in forum Bluetooth Technology
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 2003-11-13, 15:05
  5. Package file for updating an application
    By pappago in forum Symbian Tools & SDKs
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 2002-07-23, 12:24

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •