Bug 15370 - Xamarin.Android creating resource folders using upper case letters / Xamarin Designer warning message
Summary: Xamarin.Android creating resource folders using upper case letters / Xamarin ...
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Designer ()
Version: 4.8.x
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Lluis Sanchez
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-10-12 11:11 UTC by Tom Opgenorth
Modified: 2013-10-24 09:16 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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

The project has resource folders using uppercase letters (279.70 KB, image/png)
2013-10-12 11:11 UTC, Tom Opgenorth

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Description Tom Opgenorth 2013-10-12 11:11:35 UTC
Created attachment 5137 [details]
The project has resource folders using uppercase letters

I opened up a layout file using the Android designer. It presented me with the message:

The project has resource folders using uppercase letters. The Android SDK requires all resource folders to be lowercase, otherwise the designer may no find the resources in those folders. The invalid folders are: Layout, Values.

I've attached a screenshot of the error. I would not expect this warning to occur given that Xamarin.Android created this project with the "invalid" filenames and Xamarin.Android does seem to be able to build APK's that have upper case folder names.

As an aside, aapt only supports lower case resource names & folders. Should not Xamarin.Android follow the same convention?
Comment 1 Lluis Sanchez 2013-10-24 09:16:27 UTC
The current android project templates are already using lowercase names in the resources dir. It is normal to get this warning when opening project that were created with old versions on XS.