Wildcard Usage with Stub SIS files

A wildcard is a character that can be used as a substitute to define files that are similar, in the Stub SIS filename definitions. The * and ? characters are used as wildcards. The wildcards enable device creators to define multiple files with a single definition. For example, device creators can use wildcards to specify all possible language variants in a single Stub SIS file. This prevents upgrade failures on a Symbian device due to mismatch of Stub SIS file in the ROM.

The following example illustrates the usage of wildcards.


The definition in the preceding example results in eclipsing all language variants of the application resource files.

Note: Do not use wildcards to specify the executables (.exe) in the ROM Stub SIS file.

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