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Created attachment 4813 [details]
mtbserver log from Case #45462
When attempting to debug on the iOS simulator, the Mac Server output gives the above error and the simulator screen appears black. The iOS SDK 6.1 is missing and does not appear available to for download from Xcode. Attached are the mtbserver log and trace log.
1) Checking and changing the application settings for Applicatino Name, version and identifer.
2) Moving both PC and Mac to the Alpha Channel.
3) Multiple restarts of both machines.
4) Targeting the 6.0 SDK rather than 6.1 SDK.
5) Deleting the ~/Library/Application Support/iPhone Simulator directory
6) Reinstalling the latest Xcode
=== Xamarin Studio ===
Version 4.0.12 (build 3)
Installation UUID: 02a675ca-e702-4a27-98ff-702a09b3c785
Mono 3.2.0 ((no/7c7fcc7)
Package version: 302000000
=== Apple Developer Tools ===
Xcode 4.6.3 (2068)
=== Xamarin.iOS ===
Version: 18.104.22.168 (Business Edition)
Build date: 2013-13-08 05:24:39-0400
=== Xamarin.Android ===
Version: 4.8.1 (Starter Edition)
Android SDK: /Users/ClevermedUser/Library/Developer/Xamarin/android-sdk-mac_x86
Supported Android versions:
2.1 (API level 7)
2.2 (API level 8)
2.3 (API level 10)
3.1 (API level 12)
4.0 (API level 14)
4.0.3 (API level 15)
Java SDK: /usr
java version "1.6.0_51"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_51-b11-457-11M4509)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 20.51-b01-457, mixed mode)
=== Xamarin.Mac ===
Xamarin.Mac: Not Installed
=== Build Information ===
Release ID: 400120003
Git revision: 593d7acb1cb78ceeeb482d5133cf1fe514467e39
Build date: 2013-08-07 20:30:53+0000
Xamarin addins: 25a0858b281923e666b09259ad4746b774e0a873
=== Operating System ===
Mac OS X 10.8.4
Darwin Peter-Badgers-Mac-mini.local 12.4.0 Darwin Kernel Version 12.4.0
Wed May 1 17:57:12 PDT 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012
Version 11.0.50727.1 RTMREL
Microsoft .NET Framework
Installed Version: Professional
LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2012 04938-004-0033001-02311
Microsoft LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2012
Office Developer Tools 04938-004-0033001-02311
Microsoft Office Developer Tools
Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2012 04938-004-0033001-02311
Microsoft Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2012
Visual Basic 2012 04938-004-0033001-02311
Microsoft Visual Basic 2012
Visual C# 2012 04938-004-0033001-02311
Microsoft Visual C# 2012
Visual C++ 2012 04938-004-0033001-02311
Microsoft Visual C++ 2012
Visual F# 2012 04938-004-0033001-02311
Microsoft Visual F# 2012
Visual Studio 2012 Code Analysis Spell Checker 04938-004-0033001-02311
Microsoft(r) Visual Studio(r) 2012 Code Analysis Spell Checker
Portions of International CorrectSpell(tm) spelling correction system (c) 1993 by Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products N.V. All rights reserved.
The American Heritage(r) Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition Copyright (c) 1992 Houghton Mifflin Company. Electronic version licensed from Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products N.V. All rights reserved.
Visual Studio 2012 SharePoint Developer Tools 04938-004-0033001-02311
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 SharePoint Developer Tools
NuGet Package Manager 2.0.30625.9003
NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet, visit http://docs.nuget.org/.
PreEmptive Analytics Visualizer 1.0
Microsoft Visual Studio extension to visualize aggregated summaries from the PreEmptive Analytics product.
SQL Server Data Tools 11.1.20627.00
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools
Web Developer Tools 1.0.30710.0
Microsoft Web Developer Tools contains the following components:
Page Inspector: Tool that offers an efficient way to decompose Web Applications and diagnose front-end issues.
Web Publishing: Extensions required for Web Publishing for both hosted servers as well as on premises.
Web Form Templates: Includes the default templates for Web Form Applications.
Editor Extensions: Includes HTML, CSS, and JS editor extensions that greatly enhance the development experience.
Xamarin.Android 4.8.01013 (b76e8ec4)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.iOS 1.3.250 (49348a51)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS
Created attachment 4814 [details]
MTVS trace logs from Case #45462
The solution that's generating this error can be built and deployed from Xamarin Studio on the Mac but results in a black screen on the simulator if deployed from Visual Studio on the PC.
This bug has also been discussed in the forum: http://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/7707/black-screen-of-death
Note: the stable release of Xamarin.iOS 6.4.5 doesn't solve this issue
We need more information about this issue.
Couldn't repro here.
This seems more iOS Simulator State related and not a issue with Xamarin.iOS VS.
Check if is possible to Build and Run Apps from Xcode and from XS (on Mac).
I can confirm that I can run the same project from XS on the Mac without any problem.
It's only when I run it from VS that I see the error.
Can you repro this with a simple project?
What happen if you try to run the Hello World from VS?
Thank you :)
Would it be possible to provide a copy of the problematic solution?
In the meantime could you double check that your Info.plist does have a value set for the Application Name and Bundle Identifier fields? If they do not, could you try setting those, resetting your iOS Simulator to defaults and then rebuilding/deploying your application again?
As these is no response on the bug and it is a old bug, so I am closing this
Please feel free to reopen it again if you have any concern or suggestion for