FIX: Dependent assemblies of referenced assemblies are copied when CopyLocal=False

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In a Visual C# .NET project, if you reference an assembly, and then set the CopyLocal property to False, and that assembly references another (dependent) assembly, the dependent assembly is copied locally.

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Visual Studio .NET. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
837234 List of bugs that are fixed in Visual Studio .NET 2002 Service Pack 1

Hotfix information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date          Time    Version    Size     File name   -------------------------------------------------------   05-Aug-2002   09:16   7.0.9525    896KB   Csproj.dll   05-Aug-2002   09:10   7.0.9525   1.33MB   Msvbprj.dll   05-Aug-2002   05:48   7.0.9525    868KB   Vsavb7dt.dll   05-Aug-2002   05:48   7.0.9525    976KB   Vsavb7rt.dll   05-Aug-2002   02:17   7.0.9525   3.15MB   Vsavbproj.dll				
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Visual Studio .NET 2002 Service Pack 1.

Article ID: 326972 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 17:23:43 - Revision: 3.1

  • Microsoft Visual C# .NET 2002 Standard Edition
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