If you’re using an app.manifest, and defining assembly dependencies (i.e. for SxS / Side by side / Reg-free COM etc), you may encounter this error when you build the project:
Could not find file 'AssemblyName, Version=x.x.x.x, PublicKeyToken=xxxxxxxxxxx, ProcessorArchitecture=x86, Type=win32′. This is even when the native assembly is in place where the project can find it.
Example For example, your app.manifest may contain this fragment:
dependency This manifest is available to the project, with the manifest file in the project directory or in a subdirectory called “Native.
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