WSPBuilder Extensions 1.0.5

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Reviewed:  7 reviews
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Released: Jun 22, 2009
Updated: Jun 22, 2009 by keutmann
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Release Notes

WSPBuilder Extensions ver. 1.0.5

Note! 22 June 2009 - x64 CabLib.dll install bug fixed.

This version of WSPBuilder Extensions 1.0.5 now fully supports development on a x64 bit systems and Windows Server 2008.
Installs correct CABLIB.DLL for x64 systems. (No need for manually installing)
"Copy to 12 hive" function now works on x64 systems.
Support for IIS7
Minor bug fix for "Recycle App Pools"
Supports VisualBasic Project/Item templates. (Thanks to Chip Sockwell)
wspbuilder.exe is included in this package.

WSPBuilder.exe version x86 (Console app) - Only exe file and libraries.
Cablib.dll for x64 system. Just replace this file and WSPBuilder will work on a x64 system, however WSPBuilder Extensions will install the correct version.

Local config files are now supported with wspbuilder. Just put the wspbuilder.exe.config file into your local project and modify it to your needs. WSPBuilder will first look for the general config file, then the local project and last the command line arguments.

Install notes.:
Be sure to uninstall the old version of WSPBuilder Extensions before installing the new version.

Supported systems:
x86 and x64 machines.
Visual Studio 2005 and 2008.

Reviews for this release

Complete life saver! Thank you so much for continuing to donate your time to enrich the lives of SharePoint developers worldwide!
by mattranlett on Jul 14, 2009 at 9:34 PM
WSPBuilder's wsp files have a problem. It adds some feature files to the manifest.xml in <Resources> or <TemplateFiles>. Say you create a feature used in two solutions. Then you update the feature's files, redeploy ONE solution and -upgradesolution. Then if you -upgradesolution the other without without redeploying, it breaks and can't be removed. Should use <ElementFiles> in feature.xml instead.
by MarkArend on Jun 25, 2009 at 6:24 PM
WSPBuilder rocks :) Thank you so much keutmann ;)
by DinSoft on Jun 23, 2009 at 2:30 AM
WSPBuilder is an incredible time saver and a must have for any SharePoint developer. With WSPBuilder Extensions, developers can increase the speed of code iteration since the extensions take care of the "busy work" that simply slows the process down. Thank you, Carsten!
by spmcdonough on May 17, 2009 at 9:14 PM
This is a tool a SharePoint developer can't live without
by wictor on May 8, 2009 at 8:36 AM
The title of the download "WSPBuilder Extensions 1.05 - x64 bit and IIS7 support." is a bit misleading...might be easier to state the it supports x86 AND x64. Great job mate!
by jthake on Apr 26, 2009 at 3:25 AM
This is a very well put together solution that has saved me days worth of effort and grey hair. Many thanks
by Arry on Apr 23, 2009 at 4:40 PM