Visual Studio 2003 & 2005 on same machine

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Visual Studio 2003 & 2005 on same machine
Does it work with latest premium build 
Matt Driver


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Joined: 2004-08-17

with the latest premium .NET build is it now ok to have Visual Studio 2003 & 2005 installed on same machine. Can you 1.1 and 2.0 add-ins on the same machine ?

Do you still have to use the manifest file to deploy for specific framework versions ?


Posted 04 Apr, 2006 10:46:26 Top
Sergey Grischenko

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Joined: 2004-07-05
Hi Matt.

There is no need to use the configuration file if you use the C++ shim.
Otherwise, the configuration file is still needed.
Also, you can create an add-in that supports both versions of .NET Framework. Please see the MultiFrameworkAddin example in the ADX installation package. This example solves the problem occuring due to the fact that two version of .NET framework can not be initialized whithin one process.
Posted 04 Apr, 2006 11:18:19 Top