Bug 13866 - [build] mdtool does not automatically rebuild the addin database when invoked
Summary: [build] mdtool does not automatically rebuild the addin database when invoked
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: General ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-08-08 14:02 UTC by Alan McGovern
Modified: 2015-08-27 06:38 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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

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Description Alan McGovern 2013-08-08 14:02:58 UTC
As a result it is never safe to invoke mdtool directly as it will just crash out. You must always invoke the 'rebuild addin database' command before trying to build anything with mdtool. This makes building very awkward.
Comment 2 Lluis Sanchez 2015-08-27 06:38:59 UTC
Already fixed.