Using msbuild passing a project variable to msbuild and it appears not to be working.

I'm using Bamboo to execute mbsbuild tasks. On one task I need to pass a bamboo project variable to an msbuild propertygroup item.

I'm passing the following arguments in the Options parameter for my build task.

/p:Issues="${bamboo.DBChanges}" /target:UpdateDatabase

The target is executed properly, but the Issues item is never set.

Here is where my Issues property group is defined in my script.


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The problem was the <propertygroup> was defined inside of a target and should have been defined globally, or outside of all targets.

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