Bug 11053 - Don't remove default value from csproj files
Summary: Don't remove default value from csproj files
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Project Model ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Lluis Sanchez
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-03-11 17:36 UTC by Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT]
Modified: 2016-11-03 10:32 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2013-03-11 17:36:04 UTC
When there are MSBuild properties with default values, the MSBuild serializer should not remove them.

This would reduce noise when roundtripping VS-created files.
Comment 1 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2013-03-11 17:39:25 UTC
Note, we do this for framework ID/version/profile, but not for other properties. On a typical VS project, I saw MD remove all the following:
ApplicationIcon:empty (whitespace/newline)
AssemblyOriginatorKeyFile:empty (whitespace/newline)
StartupObject:empty (whitespace/newline)
Comment 2 Marius Ungureanu 2016-11-03 10:32:17 UTC
The new MSBuild serialization backend does not remove properties, even if it has the default value.