FIX: You receive error messages when you run the VSDBCMD.exe utility to deploy a SQL 2008 database project that references several other database project schemas in Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR

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Symptoms
You have a Microsoft SQL 2008 database project that references other database project schemas in Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR. When you run the VSDBCMD.exe utility to deploy the project, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
*** TSD00000 [Directory of schema]\ProjectName.dbschema (a,b) The reference to external elements from source named ‘reference_schema_name’ could not be resolved, because no such source loaded.


Notes:
  • The placeholders a and b represent the line number and the column number respectively.
  • The line number and the column number are different in the error messages.
Resolution
To resolve this problem, upgrade to Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR R2. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
970479 List of fixed issues in the Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR R2

Note Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR R2 replaces Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR.
Properties

Article ID: 970596 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 02:29:00 - Revision: 2.0

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