Rebuild Solution gets MSB4018 "The "BuildShadowTask" task failed unexpectedly" RRS feed

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  • Whate does the error below mean? Where is the documentation that explains it? What do I do to fix it?

    I am using:
    Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
    Version 10.0.30128.1 RC1Rel
    Microsoft .NET Framework
    Version 4.0.30128 RC1Rel

    Installed Version: Ultimate

    Reported Error:

    Error MSB4018 The "BuildShadowTask" task failed unexpectedly.
    System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
       at Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.BuildShadowReferences.BuildShadowTask.Execute()
       at Microsoft.Build.BackEnd.TaskExecutionHost.Microsoft.Build.BackEnd.ITaskExecutionHost.Execute()
       at Microsoft.Build.BackEnd.TaskBuilder.ExecuteInstantiatedTask(ITaskExecutionHost taskExecutionHost, TaskLoggingContext taskLoggingContext, TaskHost taskHost, ItemBucket bucket, TaskExecutionMode howToExecuteTask, Boolean& taskResult) MCslaRuntimeTest

    Wednesday, March 10, 2010 6:48 PM


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