0

Having a weird issue with Visual studio refusing to build the project when I click start. I have changed many settings including "always build on run" setting. No dice.

Edit: I should clarify it does run the code but it's running an old version of it. It will not build with any changes I add.

Here's what I think screwed it up: I was testing clock manipulation on a licensing system by changing the date on my computer forward. I think altering my date may have screwed up visual studios ability to detect whether the build is out of date somehow? Date and time are set back to normal and I have restarted my computer but still nothing. Any Ideas on how to get it to function properly again?

6
  • Are you sure there isn't just a build error?
    – Ramhound
    Sep 7 '16 at 23:38
  • Absolutely positive. I made a ton of changes to the code to test and it's running and old version of the build without those changes. I even updated the version and it still shows it as an old version. Sep 7 '16 at 23:40
  • I should have clarified it a bit better. It does build, just uses an old version. Sep 7 '16 at 23:42
  • If its using an "old" version that tells me its not actually doing a full build. I routinely test code to change the clock, your problems, are something simple. When you hit run, does it attempt to build, or just run?
    – Ramhound
    Sep 7 '16 at 23:46
  • I deleted the debug folder to test this out and still builds the old version. Makes no sense. Is there a cache of the data someplace? Sep 7 '16 at 23:50

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.