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Visual C++ fails if project is on network drive

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I'm using Visual C++ .NET 2003 on Windows 2000. If my project is on a network drive (hosted by a Samba server), then the build fails in several strange ways. Sometimes, the compiler complains it cannot open a temporary file. Today, the compiler gave me INTERNAL COMPILER ERROR.

I don't care if the solution is to change something in the Windows/MSVC environment or on the Samba server; I'll just need a solution.
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    I've found the solution myself: I need to disable Precompiled Headers (/YX). Btw, Microsoft seems to think that compiling code over a network share shouldn't work: See

    http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=lang_en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&selm=umBJLvIYDHA.2632%40TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl
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