Installation of unmanaged extension package fails when it contains Process which refers to any component from Installed managed package


Last updated 2018-06-09 ·Reference W-4200164 ·Reported By 3 users

Fixed - Summer '18

Some customer may get error when installing an unmanaged package, if the unmanaged package includes a process(flow) which references a component from an installed package:

(process_name-1) formula_myRule_1 (Formula) - The formula expression is invalid: Field myVariable_current.referenced_field__c does not exist. Check spelling.

Step 1: Create a dev org (say pkg1), and give it a namespace say pkg1.

Step 2: In pkg1, create a Custom Object and a custom field in it, e.g. CustObj1 and CustField1; add them to a managed package and upload.

Step 3: Create a dev org (say unmanagedDev1), and install pkg1 package in it.

Step 4: Create a Process in unmanagedDev1 and in it drop a 'if' condition, as a formula in the if condition access CustObj1.CustField1

Step 5: Upload unmanaged package from unmanagedDev1 org, and ensure that the package has that process.

Step 6: Create a subscriber org (say sub1) and install pkg1 on it.

Step 7: Install unmanagedDev1 package in sub1 and it fails with the error message.

Remove the process from the unmanaged package and upload a new version, install the new version in the subscriber org.
Then manually re-create the process in the subscriber org.

Is it Fixed?

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