Does an artifact dependency need source control?

I have two build configurations:

Release
Deploy

All the Deploy configuration does is copy the artifacts to a network share twice a day for deployment purposes.

In order to do this, I made Deploy have an artifact dependency on Release.

It occurred to me that I probably don't need to have a VCS root for the Deploy build; all it does is copy the artifacts it's handled.  I just need something to execute and I'll be done.  Is this correct?  In this situation would you do the same?

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As far as I know....no.  The artifact dependency will copy the files into the working directory for the build configuration and you can use the ant or nant configuration pages to create a script from the ui that can perform operations on your artifacts copied in from the dependency.

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