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Packagebuilder does not create or update the packages folder after update 07 / upgrade to sdk 0.16.0

The last three weeks I have been working in workflow to create gauges and mouse areas in the cockpit. After update 7 / upgrade to SDK0.16.0 the workflow was broken. At first I thought I had made a mistake. But even the simplest change in the Blender model did not show in MSFS anymore. It took me some time to find out that the Packages folder no longer was updated (or created for that matter).

I re-installed SDK 0.15.0 but that did not help.

I created a new aircraft project with very very simple aircraft using sdk 0.16.0. No luck.

I tried to use the fspackagetool.exe in command mode. The process starts and is definitely doing things, but in the end nothing happens.

A few minutes ago I tried the build again and it ends with the following information message:

? false returned by Command=BuildPackages Comment=Rebuild the packages whose names correspond to the given filter, and for the given project (default fs-project.xml) NbParam=2 line=BuildPackages roggeberg22-dc3 * ...

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And now I am stuck. Is there anyone out there who can help me to get going again?

Roggeberg23

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EPellissier answered

According to your snapshot you are missing the mandatory thumbnail in your ContentInfo folder. Have a look at SimpleAircraft sample in the SDK where we use a placeholder for this file (C:\MSFS SDK\Samples\Aircraft\SimpleAircraft\PackageDefinitions\mycompany-aircraft-simple\ContentInfo\Thumbnail.jpg)

Best regards,

Eric / Asobo

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roggeberg23 answered

Hello Eric,

I added the thumbnail and problem solved. So simple. Thank you very much for your answer and I go on creating gauges and mouse areas.

Being new to this forum I browsed a little and I came across a remark that the " legacy events" which I am currently using for the mouse actions, will disappear in the near future. Is this true? And would that mean I have to learn something new?

Kind regards from a happy customer,

Roggeberg23

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