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Contributing.aml (documentation) does not mention vix api prerequisite

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Trying to run "build all /p:Configuration=Release" if the vix api is not installed causes the build to fail as follows:
 
vixcom:
Importing VixCOM Type Library ...
Microsoft (R) .NET Framework Type Library to Assembly Converter 3.5.30729.1
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
 
TlbImp : error TI0000: Unable to locate input type library: 'C:\Program Files (
x86)\VMWare\VMWare VIX\VixCOM.dll'
C:\codeplex\vmwaretasks\trunk\VMWareTasks.proj(147,5): error MSB3073: The comma
nd "tlbimp.exe "C:\Program Files (x86)\VMWare\VMWare VIX\VixCOM.dll" /keyfile:m
aster.snk /out:Source\Interop.VixCOM\Interop.VixCOM.dll" exited with code 100.
Done Building Project "C:\codeplex\vmwaretasks\trunk\VMWareTasks.proj" (all tar
get(s)) -- FAILED.
 
 
Build FAILED.
 
"C:\codeplex\vmwaretasks\trunk\VMWareTasks.proj" (all target) (1) ->
(vixcom target) ->
TlbImp : error TI0000: Unable to locate input type library: 'C:\Program Files
(x86)\VMWare\VMWare VIX\VixCOM.dll'
C:\codeplex\vmwaretasks\trunk\VMWareTasks.proj(147,5): error MSB3073: The com
mand "tlbimp.exe "C:\Program Files (x86)\VMWare\VMWare VIX\VixCOM.dll" /keyfile
:master.snk /out:Source\Interop.VixCOM\Interop.VixCOM.dll" exited with code 100

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icnocop wrote Feb 5, 2012 at 1:13 AM

It exists in GettingStarted.aml.

icnocop wrote Feb 12, 2012 at 4:41 AM

wrote Feb 14, 2013 at 6:19 PM