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Surprising MSB4057 error

I have a solution, MySolution.sln, with several c# project (MyProj.csproj, My.Other.Proj.csproj)

This works:

msbuild MySolution.sln /nologo /t:MyProj

But this fails with MSB4057 (the target does not exist in the project): 160 more words


Power plan and Visual Studio builds

Our Visual Studio 2013 solution holds 283 projects. The build and load times are long. Reading some tips on the internet about speeding things up I found that the power plan of my laptop directly influences the build time. 95 more words


MSBuild Engine Now Open Source

Microsoft has announced that MSBuild is being contributed to the .NET Foundation. It is now available on GitHub and is being ported to Linux and Mac. 328 more words

Mobile Application Development

MSBuild: EXEC : error : Unable to update the dependencies of the project.

Command Line issue on msbuild of .vdproj with VS2013.

Workaround :

Remove all the dependencies, Project Output and Custom actions then re add them.


MSBuild : Publish website from command line to FileSystem

Created Publish Profile for a website with VS2013 and tried to publish from command line targeting the solution(.sln) file which completed without error and without any output to targeted publish  folder. 33 more words


MSBuild : An error occurred while validating. HRESULT = '8000000A'

Upgraded installer projects (*.vdProj) from VS2008 to  VS2013 using the Microsoft Visual Studio Installer Projects extension.

For command line setup build MSBuild error occured at  … 48 more words