[wix-users] MSBuild targeting an .xproj

Trung Ngo tngo003 at fiu.edu
Wed Aug 24 10:49:06 PDT 2016

I know that .NET Core planning on reverting back to using csproj but is
there a short term solution until the change has been released or am I
currently stuck downgrading to use WiX?


Trung Ngo

On Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 11:24 AM, Rob Mensching <rob at firegiant.com> wrote:

> .xproj are currently missing a lot of MSBuild infrastructure. That is (one
> reason) why .NET team is rewriting the build system for .NET Core.
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> Subject: [wix-users] MSBuild targeting an .xproj
> Hi,
> I was trying to set up an installer to install an Asp.net 5 Project that
> has a file extension of .xproj instead of .xsproj. I get the error below
> whenever I try to create the installer.
>   C:\...\Myproject.xproj : error MSB4057: The target "_CopyWebApplication"
> does not exist in the project.
> There doesn't seem to be much information about solving this issue online,
> or at the very least none that I understand, Is there some kind of solution
> that I'm missing or does WiX currently not support .xproj extensions?
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