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Old June 18th, 2003, 10:45 PM
robert robert is offline
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Default deployment chapter hard to follow

I would like a complete copy of the solution built on another machine. Apparently deployment projects are "easy", but I can't see how. The last chapter opens a new deployment project/solution and suddenly a screenshot shows directories from ThePhile project. How did they get there? The book talks of dragging and dropping and I can see that directories can be dragged and dropped from Explorer. Is this what he meant? Do you have to manually drag all the dll's into the bin folder? The talk of source/without source is not explained. Does without source, mean manually delete the .vb code behind classes? How do you create the msi files? None of this seems very automatic or easy to me.
It seems to me preferrable just to xcopy the whole thing. It's a pity that after all the careful description in previous chapters, comes a final chapter that explains virtually nothing.