FIX: "Partially Succeeded" status in Visual Studio 2008 if you upgrade to TFS 2010 and to TFS Team Build 2010

Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:

  • You upgrade Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) to TFS 2010 and TFS Team Build to TFS Team Build 2010.

  • You try to build a Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 project by using the default upgrade template in TFS 2010.

  • A build fails before the compilation phase of the project.

In this scenario, the build report has a Partially Succeeded status that is not considered useful by developers.

Resolution

After you install the following hotfix package, the build report has a Failed status in the scenario that is mentioned in the "Symptoms" section.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

To download this hotfix from the MSDN Code Gallery, visit the following Microsoft website:

http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/KB2479248
Note The MSDN Code Gallery displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language listed, it is because the Code Gallery resource page is not available for that language.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote To download this hotfix, you can also visit the following Microsoft website:

Download this hotfix package from the Microsoft Connect website

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix if you have closed all instances of Visual Studio in advance.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information



The version of this 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 item in Control Panel.

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Microsoft.teamfoundation.build.server.logger.dll

10.0.40219.307

48,024

31-Mar-2011

09:03

x86


Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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