Finding DLLs dependencies for custom activities of FIM 2010 RC1

It is almost that time for brand new RC1 of FIM2010 to be released. I am sure that most of the people who have coded some custom activities for RC0 will want to check-out new release of libraries to recompile/re-test your activities.
It probably was a little while since you’ve looked into your "%drive%\Program Files\Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager\2010\Portal" folder to get your dependency DLLs.
After you’ll install RC1 you’ll see significantly less files in that folder. Where all those DLLs are?! Answer it rather simple: all your dependency dlls that you’ll need to reference for your custom activities are packaged into .wsp containers.
So how to extract those .WSP files?
a) Copy MicrosoftILMPortalCommonDlls.wsp to
b) Now you should be able to open with basic Windows explorer and find all your DLLs there. Simply copy them out.
Happy coding!
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