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Output Deployment and variables

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Jun 20, 2013 at 10:28 AM

I try to configure the output deployment plugin to handle the Debug and Release builds. Now I have something like this:
      <deploymentLocation id="help1x" location="..\..\..\Output\$(Configuration)\">
        <userCredentials useDefault="true" userName="" password="" />
        <proxyCredentials useProxy="false" proxyServer="">
          <userCredentials useDefault="true" userName="" password="" />
But it seems that $(Configuration) is not resolved correctly. So I am wondering what is the best approach to handle this?

Jun 20, 2013 at 8:13 PM
MSBuild variables aren't supported in plug-in configurations since they're treated as XML. They can be made to support substitution tags ({@Configuration}) but the output deployment plug-in doesn't currently support that either. A workaround for now would be to use the value in the output path project property which does support MSBuild variables.