Clean Project

Does anyone know why there is a Clean button in the Batch Build dialog in VS.NET but it fails to do anything? I think this would be a useful feature no? (delete all the files in bin/Debug and bin/Ship). If you rename your assemblies a lot of crud builds up there over time. It would also be nice for zipping source to send to some one (no need to send the output in the /bin and /obj directories).

Maybe it’s fixed in Whidbey?

MSDN Search yielded no useful information.

Comments (3)
  1. Phil Scott says:

    I believe the clean only works if you have a project that has a C++ project in the solution. Why it doesn’t have any function in C#, I have no idea.

    I guess the output from C# projects are so "perfect" they don’t need to be cleaned

  2. Omar Shahine says:

    Funny, that isn’t documented in the Help!!!

  3. Johnny Hall says:

    Use NAnt. 🙂

    Problem solved.

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