Visual Studio crash when renaming explicit interface method implementation - by Dave Fancher

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ID 2092048 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 12/4/2015 9:40:21 AM
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Using the refactor/rename option to rename an explicitly implemented interface method at the implementation causes Visual Studio to crash. This appears to happen only when the interface and implementation are defined in a separate project than where they're used.
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Posted by David [MSFT] on 1/24/2016 at 10:44 AM
Hello Dave,

Thanks for taking the time to report this issue. The failure continues to reproduce on Visual Studio 2015 Update 1, so I've ported this issue to GitHub at You're welcome to post follow-up comments here or there, or to subscribe to updates as we make progress on or discuss the issue. I've also added some context to the GitHub bug (callstack and explanation of the bad assumption made in the rename engine) if you're interested.

David Poeschl
Posted by Microsoft on 12/4/2015 at 10:03 AM
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