What causes "This Document contains one or more extremely long lines of text." message when opening an SSIS Package

Posted Tuesday, May 23, 2006 3:31 PM by C-Dog's .NET Tip of the Day

This by far is one of the most annoying things that occurs when working with a package. When opening a package that you have been working with for a while, you will most likely start getting this error. Although, not critical, it can make working with packages and building deployment packages take a while.

So what causes it? It happens when you start using Script Tasks. These script tasks are by default compiled into binaries which effectively get stored in the .dtsx file. You can turn set the PreCompile property to false on your script components, but that of course affects runtime performance. So basically, we are stuck with this error message for now.

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