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Extension fails in development when normal version is installed #1995

jcansdale opened this Issue Oct 18, 2018 · 0 comments


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jcansdale commented Oct 18, 2018


  • GitHub Extension for Visual Studio version: All
  • Visual Studio version: All

What happened

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Install GitHub for Visual Studio from Marketplace
  2. Open GitHub for Visual Studio solution
  3. Press F5 to install and launch extension
  4. Select View > Other Windows > GitHub

Expected behavior:

New build of the extension is loaded and the GitHub pane is functional.

Actual behavior:

A mixture of the normal version and new build is loaded and the GitHub pane shows an exception.

Screenshot or GIF:


Reported by

This was reported by @donokuda, but @StanleyGoldman and @grokys have also experienced this in the past.

@jcansdale jcansdale added the bug label Oct 18, 2018

@jcansdale jcansdale self-assigned this Oct 18, 2018

@grokys grokys added this to Medium Priority in BUGS Oct 24, 2018

BUGS automation moved this from Medium Priority to Done Oct 24, 2018

@meaghanlewis meaghanlewis added this to the 2.5.9 milestone Oct 29, 2018

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