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Build failed - object reference not set...

Topics: General, Installing Orchard, Troubleshooting
Mar 12, 2012 at 8:07 AM


i have too many issues with Orchard so i wanted to start from scratch.  

I've downloaded 1.4 from

I've opened it from VS2010 as is (no code changed or anything.)

Build>Build Web Site

error list:

Error 1 Object reference not set to an instance of an object. d:\My Documents\My Web Sites\test2\Modules\Markdown\Markdown.csproj 1

Warning 2 The element 'PropertyGroup' in namespace '' has invalid child element 'MvcBuildViews' in namespace ''. List of possible elements expected: 'Property, AllowUnsafeBlocks, AppConfigForCompiler, ApplicationIcon, ApplicationRevision, ApplicationVersion, AppDesignerFolder, AspNetConfiguration, AssemblyKeyContainerName, AssemblyKeyProviderName, AssemblyName, AssemblyOriginatorKeyFile, AssemblyOriginatorKeyFileType, AssemblyOriginatorKeyMode, AssemblyType, AutorunEnabled, BaseAddress, BootstrapperComponentsLocation, BootstrapperComponentsUrl, BootstrapperEnabled, CharacterSet, CheckForOverflowUnderflow, CLRSupport, CodePage, Configuration, ConfigurationName, ConfigurationOverrideFile, CreateDesktopShortcut, CreateWebPageOnPublish, CurrentSolutionConfigurationContents, DebugSecurityZoneURL, DebugSymbols, DebugType, DefaultClientScript, DefaultHTMLPageLayout, DefaultTargetSchema, DefineConstants, DefineDebug, DefineTrace, DelaySign, DisableLangXtns, DisallowUrlActivation, CodeAnalysisAdditionalOptions, CodeAnalysisApplyLogFileXsl, CodeAnalysisConsoleXsl, CodeAnalysisCulture, CodeAnalysisFailOnMissingRules, CodeAnalysisForceOutput, CodeAnalysisGenerateS.... d:\My Documents\My Web Sites\test2\Modules\Markdown\Markdown.csproj 15 6 d:\...\test2\

I can get 'Welcome to orchard page' and manage everithing .. site is working.

Only thing is cannot build.

Ive repeat this 2 times.


Mar 12, 2012 at 8:21 AM

Please, ignore this for now. I've just realized i didn't get full source.