Yesterday I was converting an old work-related project to the new csproj structure (using this very helpful tool by Hans van Bakel). Tackling compilation warnings one by one, I was finally left with this one:
Warning AL1073 Referenced assembly 'mscorlib.dll' targets a different processor
Some Googling revealed that this was related to .resx files and x64 platform targeting. Unfortunately, the workarounds offered on Stack Overflow didn't quite work for me. The warning was replaced by two warnings. The original one, plus this:More...
When using WCF to consume a web service from your .NET application, you have a couple of different options:
- Using a contract-only assembly reference, generating a proxy at runtime
- Generate a proxy by running svcutil.exe
- Adding a service reference to your project from Visual Studio
This post is focused on the last of these three options. When adding a service reference, Visual Studio presents you with a dialog box which allows you some level of control over the proxy being generated. One of these options allows you to choose the namespace for the generated classes.
Unfortunately, there is a small but annoying limitation on your ability to choose any namespace you like; Visual Studio will always prefix whatever namespace you enter with the current project's default namespace.