Bug 1476 - Error occurs when try to create package.
Summary: Error occurs when try to create package.
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Deployment ()
Version: 2.8
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: Low normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Lluis Sanchez
: 969 ()
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-10-13 10:34 UTC by Atin
Modified: 2016-11-04 18:39 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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

Screenshot for the bug. (137.26 KB, image/pjpeg)
2011-10-13 10:34 UTC, Atin

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Description Atin 2011-10-13 10:34:38 UTC
Created attachment 688 [details]
Screenshot for the bug.

Steps to reproduce:

1. Launch the MonoDevelop.
2. Start a New Solution or Open the Existing Solution.
3. Solution sidebar appears at the left panel.
4. Right Click on Solution/Project name. 
5. Click on the option "Tools"
6. Click on the option "Create Package"
7. Select Tarball and click on Forward.
8. Click on Forward button.
9. Provide the path of Deploy directory and then Click on Create.
10.Error appears.

Actual Result:

When try to create package using Tarball, error message appears, i.e. 
"Solution could not be deployed:. An unspecified error occurred while running 'autogen.sh'". Refer to the attached screenshot.

Expected Result:

Error should not appear and the solution should successfully get deployed.


Mac Lion and Snow Leopard.
Mono 2.10.6
MonoDevelop 2.8.1
Xcode 4.2 with iOS 5.0
MonoTouch 5.0
Comment 1 Sebastien Pouliot 2011-10-13 10:38:31 UTC
-> monodevelop
Comment 2 Alan McGovern 2011-12-08 20:36:32 UTC
michael, Is this something we want to support for monotouch/m4a apps or should it be hidden/disabled?
Comment 3 Alan McGovern 2011-12-08 20:43:37 UTC
*** Bug 969 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2011-12-08 23:42:33 UTC
IMO we should remove the packaging addin completely, it's been barely maintained for years and its project model doesn't really make sense. I partially redesigned it back in '07 but we never had the resources to implement it.
Comment 5 Jatin 2011-12-15 04:25:58 UTC
This issue is still reproducible at our end. 

Mac 10.7 and 10.6
MonoDevelop 2.8.5
MonoTouch 5.0.4

Please suggest the further course of action. As of now we are reopening this issue dated 15th December, 2011.
Comment 6 Atin 2011-12-15 05:15:11 UTC
Reopening this issue for now, please suggest if we can close it.
Comment 7 Alan McGovern 2012-03-08 10:33:30 UTC
*** Bug 969 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 8 Miguel de Icaza [MSFT] 2013-10-23 13:40:25 UTC
Agree with Michael, let us kill this feature.
Comment 9 iain 2016-11-04 18:39:32 UTC
Closing as this feature appears to have been killed