# Re: [PATCH] Make the sln file compatible with VC2005 Express

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-12-22 20:11:17 CET

D.J. Heap wrote:
> On 12/22/05, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
> [snip]
>> Not tried to open it in the IDE, but with using it on the command line:
>>
>> subversion_vcnet.sln: Solution file error MSB5005: Error
>> parsing project section for project "__ALL_TESTS__". The project file
>> name ""build\win32\vcnet-vcproj\__ALL_TESTS___vcnet.vcproj"" contains
>> invalid characters.
>>
>
> With msbuild? We know that won't work and trying to tweak things to
> fix it seems to break the solution for VS2003 at least. Using the
> commandline vcexpress.exe (which is just a stripped down devenv.exe)
> sort of worked for me...it did act kind of strange though (no console
> output and it runs in the background).

I see. Ok then, let's drop msbuild.

> Support for msbuild would be great, but I think we need a new project
> type or ---vsnet-version or (like George's original patch) provide a
> whole new template for the solution file for VS2005/MSBuild if that
> will work for both. I just haven't had time to play with it again
> yet, and since it seems to work fine in the IDE it hasn't been a high
> priority.
>
> Can you test his original patch in msbuild and see if it still works
> in both the IDE and commandline for VCExpress and VS2005?

His patch works in VS2005. Don't have VCExpress installed here, and I
don't have access to a computer which has until next year (it's only a
week left :) ).

Stefan

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