Using the BDE Merge Module with C++ Builder 6 and InstallShield Express

Abstract: Using the BDE Merge Module with C++ Builder 6 and InstallShield Express

There seems to be a lot of confusion with deploying the BDE Merge Module when using C++ Builder 6.0 Professional or Enterprise.� A lot of users seem to think they need to download the Merge Modules separately.� The Merge Modules are installed on your computer when you install C++ Builder 6.��By�default,�they get installed into�the following directory:

C:\Program Files\Borland\CBuilder6\MergeModules\

The BDE Merge Module file will either be called bde_ent.msm or bde_pro.msm depending upon whether you have the pro or enterprise version of C++ Builder installed.

In order to use the Merge Module with the version of InstallShield Express that ships with C++ Builder 6.0, all you need to do is copy that particular .msm file into the \i386 directory of InstallShield Express.�

When you launch InstallShield Express, you should then see it when you select InstallShield Objects / Merge Modules.