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'File not found' in unit tests problem

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 19, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net


I have a unit test that reads from an .xml file and it works fine on my local machine.

However, in TFS when I create a new build it gives the following exception:

Failed    GetArticleByIdTestOptimal        Test method Test.ArticleSystemTest.GetArticleByIdTestOptimal threw exception:  System.Xml.XmlException: ImportFromFile filePath=[.\Articles1to5.xml]. --->  System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not find file 'c:\buildarea\TestResults\tfservice 2010-10-19 11_52_19_Any CPU_Release\Out\Articles1to5.xml'..  

Is there some reason why a unit test could pass locally but not in TFS? I've verified that the file is on the build server.

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