Error MSB8016 - VS2011 Beta + Static Library + Metro-style App RRS feed

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  • I have downloaded and installed Win8 Consumer Preview along with VS2011 Beta Ultimate. I have one static library that I would like to compile in VS2011 and use in Metro-style application.

    To enable the use in Metro-style app, I have enabled the Metro-style app support in static library project settings (Project Solution->Properties->Configuration Properties->General->Project Defaults->Metro Style-App Support->Yes.

    However, when I compile the project with this setting changed, it fails the compilation. "error: MSB8016: This project does not support the current Configuration Type (StaticLibrary)."

    The project was compilable before setting this options to "Yes".

    Is there any restriction that I am not aware of?

    Any guidance would be really helpful.


    • Moved by Rob Pan Thursday, March 8, 2012 6:33 AM (From:Visual C++ General)
    Tuesday, March 6, 2012 8:50 PM


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