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Auto-increment AssemblyFileVer sion?

I am using the "1.0.*" pattern to auto-increment the AssemblyVersion
attribute of my project's assembly. I'd like to have the assembly's
AssemblyFileVer sion attribute match this value, so that I can see the
assembly version in the Windows XP Explorer. In other words, I'd like to
synchronize the file version of an assembly to its assembly version. I've
discovered that the "1.0.*" pattern doesn't work for the AssemblyFileVer sion
attribute.

-- Can the AssemblyFileVer sion attribute be d to the AssemblyVersion
attribute ? If so, how?

-- Is there any reason why it would be a bad idea to do this?

Thanks in advance.

--
David Veeneman
Foresight Systems
Jan 15 '06 #1
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I am using the "1.0.*" pattern to auto-increment the AssemblyVersion
attribute of my project's assembly. I'd like to have the assembly's
AssemblyFileVe rsion attribute match this value, so that I can see the
assembly version in the Windows XP Explorer. In other words, I'd like to
synchronize the file version of an assembly to its assembly version. I've
discovered that the "1.0.*" pattern doesn't work for the
AssemblyFileVe rsion attribute.
In your AssemblyInfo.cs file, just comment out the AssemblyFileVer sion()
attribute, like so:

[assembly: AssemblyVersion ("1.0.*")]
//[assembly: AssemblyFileVer sion("1.0.0.0")]
-- Is there any reason why it would be a bad idea to do this?


No. If you want more control over versioning though, see this VS addin.

http://www.codeproject.com/dotnet/ve...olledbuild.asp

-- Alan
Jan 16 '06 #2
Thanks!
Jan 16 '06 #3

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