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Wrapper DLL Dependency Problems

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I have four projects:

Project A - Unmanaged C++ DLL
Project B - Unmanaged C++ DLL dependent on Project A
Project C - Managed C++ Wrapper DLL for Project B
Project D - C# Web App needing to use Project C

If I add Project C as a reference to Project D it copies the Wrapper
DLL file to the bin directory and none of the dependencies. This
results in compilation problems with the error 'The Specified Module
Could Not Be Found'.

If I manually copy all the DLLs (A, B, C) to the bin directory for
Project D it still will not work or compile.

If I reference my Wrapper DLL and change the dll.refresh file to point
to a folder with all the DLLs in, still no joy.

Strangely, if I copy all the DLLs (A, B, C) to the solution root it
works fine. This isn't really ideal, however.

Two questions:

1 - Can I get the compiler to automatically copy all my dependent DLLs
without me having to do anything manually?

2 - Better still, could I reference my dll externally somehow? I need
it to sit in the same folder as all of its dependents for source
control reasons.



Sep 21 '06 #1
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