We're sorry GroupDocs doesn't work properply without JavaScript enabled.

Free Support Forum - groupdocs.com

"Unable to find dependency 'ASPOSE.*' of assembly 'GroupDocs.Total.dll'" warnings when building MSI installer using VS2019

Not sure if this is a known issue and whether there’s any way to avoid the below warnings when building MSI installer using VS2019?

------ Starting pre-build validation for project MyAddinSetup x64’ ------
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.NOTE’ (Signature=‘716FCC553A201E56’ Version=‘22.3.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.IMAGING’ (Signature=‘716FCC553A201E56’ Version=‘22.5.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.CELLS’ (Signature=‘716FCC553A201E56’ Version=‘22.5.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.CAD’ (Signature=‘716FCC553A201E56’ Version=‘22.1.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.PSD’ (Signature=‘716FCC553A201E56’ Version=‘22.5.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.WORDS’ (Signature=‘716FCC553A201E56’ Version=‘22.3.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.EMAIL’ (Signature=‘716FCC553A201E56’ Version=‘22.4.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.BARCODE’ (Signature=‘716FCC553A201E56’ Version=‘22.4.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.ZIP’ (Signature=‘716FCC553A201E56’ Version=‘22.3.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.SLIDES’ (Signature=‘716FCC553A201E56’ Version=‘22.5.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.WORDS.SHAPING.HARFBUZZ’ (Signature=‘716FCC553A201E56’ Version=‘22.3.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.PDF’ (Signature=‘716FCC553A201E56’ Version=‘22.4.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.HTML’ (Signature=‘716FCC553A201E56’ Version=‘20.11.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.TASKS’ (Signature=‘716FCC553A201E56’ Version=‘22.5.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘NEWTONSOFT.JSON’ (Signature=‘30AD4FE6B2A6AEED’ Version=‘12.0.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.SVG’ (Signature=‘716FCC553A201E56’ Version=‘22.3.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
WARNING: Unable to find dependency ‘ASPOSE.DIAGRAM’ (Signature=‘DFDBA7CE0555EA8B’ Version=‘22.5.0.0’) of assembly ‘GroupDocs.Total.dll’
------ Pre-build validation for project ‘MyAddinSetup x64’ completed ------

@jarrodwee

Please share following details:

  • GroupDocs API/DLL version
  • OS details
  • Sample application or a screencast/short video explaining the steps to reproduce the issue

Latest GroupDocs.Total.DLL v22.7.0.

Windows 10 Pro

Steps to repro in VS2019:

  1. Create simple application which uses the above DLL.
  2. Create MSI Setup Installer Project for installing the above application.
  3. Build the MSI Installer.
  4. You will encounter the warnings “Unable to find dependency” warnings.

Now, under the “Detected Dependencies” section of the Setup Project, if you right click on the GroupDocs.Total.dll and select “Dependencies”, it will show the following which should be equivalent to the warnings:

image.png (6.4 KB)

@jarrodwee

This warning is a known issue. But they don’t prevent from building a valid MSI installer package. However, we’ll further investigate this scenario and try to fix it. Your investigation ticket ID is GRPDOCSTOTAL-1.

Thanks for the update.

1 Like

@jarrodwee

You’re welcome.