Microsoft.Web.Publishing.targets not removing quotes when constructing package path RRS feed

  • Question

  • I created a new build and am getting the error:

    Error MSB4023: Cannot evaluate the item metadata "%(RootDir)".
    The item metadata "%(FullPath)" cannot be applied to the path ""C:\a\1\a\\"\SPlan.zip".
    The given path's format is not supported.
    looking at the error logs the build is adding the package location correctly as:
    but it appears the quotes are remaining when the full path is constructed. Is there a way around this?

    Wednesday, April 13, 2016 8:22 PM

All replies

  • Hi,

    Thank you for posting here,

    Are you using xaml or vnext build?

    I would request you to share the build log and detailed information about issue so that it will help us to answer your query better.


    Thursday, April 14, 2016 11:16 AM
  • Hi,

    I had the same problem. You're probably using vNext Build and you defined the following in your MS Build Arguments:


    You need to remove the quotes in order for this to work! It solved my problem at least ;)


    Kind regards,


    ALM/TFS Consultant, Software Developer C#.NET, SQL Server specialist at Delta-N BV (http://www.delta-n.nl)

    Friday, April 15, 2016 7:46 AM