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Releasing a project - Files

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Last Modified: 2010-04-23
I have builyt my project in releaqse mode, there are numerous files there which I am not sure require distirbuting

*.pdb files - are these requires?

[Product Name].XmlSerializers.dll - what is this?

Aquarius.vshost.exe.config - required?

Each project has a corresponding xml file - are these needed?

I also use the microsoft.office.interop.word and excel - should I set these to copylocal or should I expect the target system to have them

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pdb are debug information files.. not required for distribution.
XmlSerializers: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bk3w6240(vs.80).aspx
vshost.exe.config not required for distribution

you could just create a setup project and select the project output of your project.
this will take care of your questions.
PDB files are symbol files.  Not required unless you need symbols for debugging.
DLL s will be needed.  
XMLSerializer DLLs are there to provide XML Serialization for the types contained in the [productname] dll
vshost.exe and vshost.config are not needed
assemblyname.xml files are not needed

The office interop files... I believe need to be deployed.  They can be downloaded in a redist package.
Forced accept.

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