Bug 12118 - Wildcards in project files should not duplicate files in solution explorer
Summary: Wildcards in project files should not duplicate files in solution explorer
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Project Model ()
Version: 4.0.5
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: (C7)
Assignee: Lluis Sanchez
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-05-06 11:48 UTC by PJ
Modified: 2016-05-19 09:24 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description PJ 2013-05-06 11:48:46 UTC
Steps to reproduce:

1) Create a new project
2) Edit the .csproj file to include a wildcard ( eg <Compile include="*.cs" /> )
3) Close the file

Expected behavior:
Any files *that were not previously in the project* should be added to the project and displayed in the solution explorer
See result here: http://screencast.com/t/eNeD0RZnBaa

Actual behavior:
The existing files that are listed in the .csproj file are duplicated, and displayed twice in the solution explorer.

Proposed solution:
Scan the full list of included files and remove duplicates.

Bug in the new feature added in XS 4.0.5, so not a regression.

XS 4.0.5 (build 4)
Comment 1 PJ 2013-11-19 16:32:17 UTC
This bug was targeted for a past milestone, moving to the next active milestone.
Comment 2 Lluis Sanchez 2015-12-09 15:38:17 UTC
This is by design, VS does the same.