PR# 11719 Mysterious assembly reference difficult to reverse diagnose.

Problem Report Summary
Submitter: gcompestine
Category: .NET
Priority: Medium
Date: 2006/12/07
Class: Bug
Severity: Serious
Number: 11719
Release: 5.7.64493
Confidential: No
Status: Open
Environment: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.2; SV1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 1.0.3705; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; InfoPath.1)
Synopsis: Mysterious assembly reference difficult to reverse diagnose.

When attempting to compile a project from scratch on a new machine, I encountered the following error message. Fine, but there's no explicit reference to this assembly in any of the ECFs I've been able to find. 

Please improve the diagnostics so as to give developers the source of the reference to the assembly, when its missing. 


Error code: VD71
Configuration error: general error during the building of the configuration information.
What to do: read the error message for further information.

Could not open assembly:

To Reproduce

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From:gcompestine    Date:2006/12/07    Download   
I found the assembly itself. On my regular development machine it's named

On the new machine, it's named


I'll be pretty upset if it turns out that assembly names in ECFs are case sensitive.