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VS2002 and VS2003 file sizes

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I just converted a solution from Visual Studio 2002 to Visual Studio
2003 and was somewhat curious about the change in file sizes.

The .msi install file generated by VS2002 was 264K but increased to
485K when generated by VS2003.

On the other hand, when I .zip the solution folder for archiving, the
..zipped size for VS2002 was 7898K but dropped to 4661K when generated
by VS2003.

Does anybody know in general, why the changes in size?
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Nov 20 '05 #1
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Hello,

"Skip" <Sk**@NoAddress.invalid> schrieb:
I just converted a solution from Visual Studio 2002 to
Visual Studio 2003 and was somewhat curious about the
change in file sizes.

The .msi install file generated by VS2002 was 264K but
increased to 485K when generated by VS2003.
Did you have a look at the contents of the MSI file?
On the other hand, when I .zip the solution folder for
archiving, the .zipped size for VS2002 was 7898K but
dropped to 4661K when generated by VS2003.


Are you sure the same files are included (binaries, "obj" folders, PDB files
etc.)?

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Herfried K. Wagner
MVP VB Classic, VB.NET
http://www.mvps.org/dotnet
Nov 20 '05 #2

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