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Standalone dev server can't determine whether to run in Debug or Release mode #5486
Currently, the standalone dev server in
At the moment although I have an idea of how we could fix it for the command line, I'm not sure how we can make it aware of the active VS solution configuration.
The main limitation seems to be that we're using the Web SDK. If the standalone app didn't use the Web SDK and was instead more like a pure console app, then on startup the process working directory would be set to the client app's active
In the Web SDK source, there's a flag called
Putting this on backlog because it's not an insane limitation that the dev server only supports Debug builds (after all, it is the dev server).
@BillHiebert Do you know:
Mar 14, 2018
@SteveSandersonMS Checking that either Debug or Release exists wouldn't be so bad if Clean Solution in VS actually cleaned this properly. Unfortunately, even though files get deleted, the folders are left behind. It would be good if your check not only checked for the existence of the folders, but rather of non-empty folders.
I may miss something, but why not simply use
this is against spirit of new project style, but at least allow moving forward.
@danroth27 Given that PR is not suit your approach, yes. I do interesting in other options which is more aligned with your goals. From closing comment there mention about 'run arguments' is there some issue where discussion happens? I have some guesses, but would like to hold them before speculating.