Bug 5882 - Process cannot access mdb file
Summary: Process cannot access mdb file
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 5608
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: MSBuild ()
Version: 4.2.x
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-06-27 05:36 UTC by Geir Ludvigsen
Modified: 2012-06-27 13:57 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Geir Ludvigsen 2012-06-27 05:36:50 UTC
Open VS2010 and open my solution. Build and debug my code. I stop the debugging from VS2010.

Do some code changes. Try to build again. FAILS:

C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\Microsoft.Common.targets(3001,9): error MSB3021: Unable to copy file "C:\Data\Vault\Prosjekter\MySolution\MyProject\bin\Debug\MyProject.dll.mdb" to "bin\Debug\MyProject.dll.mdb". The process cannot access the file 'bin\Debug\MyProject.dll.mdb' because it is being used by another process.

Have to restart VStudio to be able to build several times after my initial build/debug.

If I restart VS and I only build the solution (without debugging) it works all the time, but the problem starts when I debug once, after that I cannot build anymore.
Comment 1 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-06-27 13:57:32 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 5608 ***