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PDB files

Good Friday to you.
I have a question about PDB files in vb.net 2003.

When backing up my projects directory (contains lots of projects) by copying to a new directory, Windows does not seem to be copying the PDB files and returns an error during copy that says a pdb filename is too long.

So my question is, do I need the PDB files or will VS just rebuild should I ever need to open a project from my backup directory?

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bobinorlando
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Bob LearnedCommented:
1) PDB files are generated when the project is built

2) If you restore a previously backed up project, then you can rebuild the project/solution, and the PDB files will be regenerated also.

Bob
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