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ToggleDebugCompilation fails trying to perform "an unauthorised operation"

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net


We're having a problem with the Visual Studio 2008 RTW version of the web deployment projects on a colleagues machine. The project works fine if I run it on my machine, but when he tries to run it on his machine he gets:

<SNIP : Most output removed>
  Task "Exec"
    if exist ".\TempBuildDir\" rd /s /q ".\TempBuildDir\"
  Done executing task "Exec".
  Using "ToggleDebugCompilation" task from assembly "C:\Program Files\MSBuild\Microsoft\WebDeployment\v9.0\Microsoft.WebDeployment.Tasks.dll".
  Task "ToggleDebugCompilation"
    Updating Web.config <compilation> element debug attribute to 'True'.
    C:\Program Files\MSBuild\Microsoft\WebDeployment\v9.0\Microsoft.WebDeployment.targets(639,7): error : Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation.
    C:\Program Files\MSBuild\Microsoft\WebDeployment\v9.0\Microsoft.WebDeployment.targets(639,7): error MSB4018: The "ToggleDebugCompilation" task failed unexpectedly.
    C:\Program Files\MSBuild\Microsoft\WebDeployment\v9.0\Microsoft.WebDeployment.targets(639,7): error MSB4018: System.ArgumentNullException: Parameter "message" cannot be null.
    C:\Program Files\MSBuild\Microsoft\WebDeployment

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