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Configuration/UseBuildConfiguration not supported by console tool?
#1 Posted : Tuesday, May 09, 2017 5:38:24 PM(UTC)
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[NCrunch Console Tool v3.6.0.2]

I'm trying to verify I am building in release mode, but nothing seems to work

C:\Code>ncrunch .\My.sln -Configuration Release
ERROR: Configuration setting 'Configuration' was not found

C:\Code>ncrunch .\My.sln -UseBuildConfiguration Release
ERROR: Project-level configuration setting 'UseBuildConfiguration' cannot be overridden using the command line

Am I missing something?

#2 Posted : Tuesday, May 09, 2017 11:28:03 PM(UTC)
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Thanks for sharing this. I've just checked the handling here, and it looks like I designed the configuration override system to deliberately fail for all project-level settings.

I don't completely remember why it's been done this way. It seems like it would be useful to be able to override these. Perhaps there is a reason for it. I'll take a look at it in more detail and will get back to you. Assuming it's possible to fix it, this does mean that a fix would need to be in the next minor version.

To work around this, it should still be possible to hand in a configuration file that specifies the UseBuildConfiguration setting as a global default, though this will only work if no projects in the solution have specific values declared for UseBuildConfiguration.
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