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I open wireshark-2.0.5 VS2013 project (ALL_BUILD.vcxproj) and rebuild it in Debug configuration. During the build I receive the following output error message:

Generating ws.css
4>  Error copying file (if different) from "D:/Development/wireshark/docbook/ws.css" to "D:/Development/wireshark/docbook/ws.css".
4>C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft.Cpp\v4.0\V120\Microsoft.CppCommon.targets(170,5): error MSB6006: "cmd.exe" exited with code 1.

How do I solve this issue? Thanks.

asked 18 Sep '16, 05:55

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edited 18 Sep '16, 08:39

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grahamb ♦

The build seems to be attempting to copy the file onto itself. Are you attempting to build in-tree, i.e. in the sources directory? Is so, that isn't supported.

What was the CMake command line you used?

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answered 18 Sep '16, 08:52

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Thanks for the quick answer, I understand the problem and as you've suggested I build the solution in the Wireshark source tree. So I need to build it in another. Thanks.

(18 Sep '16, 09:46) ITCO

Please follow the Developers Guide, Section

Create and change to the correct build directory. CMake is best used in an out-of-tree build configuration where the build is done in a separate directory to the source tree, leaving the source tree in a pristine state. 32 and 64 bit builds require a separate build directory. Create (if required) and change to the appropriate build directory.

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(18 Sep '16, 09:56) grahamb ♦


It worked without errors: ========== Rebuild All: 66 succeeded, 0 failed, 13 skipped ========== Thank You, Itamar.

(19 Sep '16, 04:28) ITCO
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