I'm using Visual Studio 2008 SP1 and have an interesting problem. When I build my project System.Trasactions.dll gets copied into output folder (/web/bin). I have actually two questions. First is
- Why does Visual Studio copy the file into output folder even when it's not referenced from my project? My project has references to other assemblies, that do have a reference to System.Transactions.dll, but none of them has Copy local specified. Why this is a problem, makes the other question:
- My operating system is 64 bit, but the System.Transactions.dll comes from 32-bit Framework so the application naturally wont run correctly (actually, it wont run at all. It gives assembly loader error)
Anyone experienced something similar?
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- If you right click on the reference and then click Properties, the properties window will open.
Checking "Copy Local", you'll see that it is set to true.
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- You said that it comes from the 32 bit framework, can you get a 64bit copy or a msil version?.
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