CabMaker v1.0 (Command Line Tool)

If you have ever need explore or change a file content inside of wsp file,  you already know that changing extention and rename it as “Cab” file , you can open or extract contained files by using well know compress programs like zip or rar openers. But what if after you change some file for example after fixing an element.xml file , if you  need to make again a wsp , this very simple tool can help make cab(or wsp) files.

Usage: cabmaker <source folder> <cab file name>
Examples :
cabmaker c:\mySolution c:\mysolution.wsp
cabmaker c:\mySolution c:\

For 64 bit systems:
For 32 bit systems:




Resolving error of “is an unexpected token. The expected token is xx or xx . Line xx ,Position xx for Sharepoint 2007

This is a very generic error  fired by .net xml parsers System.Xml.XmlException. In our scenario this error has occured when we tried to change authentication providers for a site.

Usually this error is cuased by a missing charecter or illegal charecter usage in xml files. You know we have so many configuration file in sharepoint. Basic and first look place is that the Web.Config file. Notice that the line and position values and check your web.config file any problem on this location.

For our scenario the Problem Found on 23, 109 the double quots are not supported type for includesubfolders attribute

<PageParserPath VirtualPath=”/*” CompilationMode=”Always” AllowServerSideScript=”true” IncludeSubFolders=true />

So the error has fired once sharepoint try modification to web.config for update the authentication providers. So the error source is important to define which configuration file that you have to check.