Bug 14292 - cannot create a new keystore in xamarin studio when publishing an android application
Summary: cannot create a new keystore in xamarin studio when publishing an android app...
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Android Add-in ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: High critical
Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Greg Munn
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-08-28 12:58 UTC by bryan costanich
Modified: 2015-03-05 13:56 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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

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Description bryan costanich 2013-08-28 12:58:27 UTC
Open Xamarin Studio
Open an android app
Change build to Release

main problem:
Choose Create new keystore, follow directions, create it in ~. You get a permission error and "Failed to create a new keystore"

if you create a new keystore in a hidden directory, like ~/.Android/ (the default place for keystores for java devs, evidently), because it's hidden, you can't open it in the dialog - even if you have show hidden files on for the OS. like, if you can see it in finder, you still can't see it in the open dialog
Comment 1 bryan costanich 2013-08-28 13:04:19 UTC
the secondary issue is a problem for calabash specifically, because it looks for the debug keystore in ~/.android/debug.keystore.
Comment 2 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2014-02-05 21:31:38 UTC
I can't repro the permission error with the description here. Can you describe it more completely?
Comment 5 Atsushi Eno 2014-09-01 04:23:09 UTC
I assume it is related to that the dialog should NOT actually be a Open File Dialog but rather a Save File Dialog. It must be able to choose a new file. Or, this should be examined with new dialog anyways.

Since Greg is working on Publish Android Package dialog, it would make sense to reassign this to him too.
Comment 6 Greg Munn 2015-03-05 13:56:22 UTC
Fixed in publishing workflow changes.