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I am trying to emulate the C# behaviour of copying referenced assemblies
into the build output directory but for normal DLLs. Currently some
components (DLLs) are build and dumped into a shared area with the system
path set to it so that the main application can run. This causes a number of
problems; the main one being that we want to develop / run side by side
versions of our application (branches) concurrently. So I thought that
custom steps would be the way to go with the input being the built component
dll and the output being the target directory / component name. Is this the
correct way to go or is there a better way? There is only one custom build
step for a project and I have mulitple referenced components...

Any help would be appreciated...

Nov 16 '05 #1
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