Exception object in WCF service causes VS2012 to not generate reference.cs - by Phil Newell

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ID 779627 Comments
Status Active Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 2/20/2013 9:03:37 AM
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I have a WCF service that was written in VS2010, it includes the following interface:

 bool WriteToLog(Exception ex, gdAccountsPayable.LoggingLevels Log4NetLevel);

When I open the project in VS2012, I cannot refresh the service reference.  If I remove this inteface item, then the service references are generated correctly.

If I open the project in VS2010, the references are refreshed correctly.

What has changed in VS2012 to cause this bug?
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Posted by Microsoft on 3/27/2013 at 6:12 PM
Thanks Phil for reporting this. At this point, we have decided not to fix this as it is not a regression. Have you looked at this thread - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4656257/using-custom-faultcontract-object-containing-system-exception-causes-add-servic for possible workarounds?
Posted by Microsoft on 2/22/2013 at 2:48 AM
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Posted by Microsoft on 2/21/2013 at 1:52 PM
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