Bug 16142 - Porting the build system to MSBuild
Summary: Porting the build system to MSBuild
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 1.8.x
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Blocks: 16067
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Reported: 2013-11-12 09:40 UTC by Alan McGovern
Modified: 2014-06-02 18:05 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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

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Description Alan McGovern 2013-11-12 09:40:59 UTC
I've written a proposal for the Xamarin Studio team to ask them to port to a shared MSBuild based setup for the iOS build system. I have also asked them to write these targets with VS in mind so that they can be (nearly) directly reused for all the core logic for a build.

The spec for this can be found here: https://docs.google.com/a/xamarin.com/document/d/1vG0mPRx4jMc9hZLqPQntinofbC5fF0nSw_XcnbvRTSo/edit#

It would be great to have you guys on board with this so we can make the iOS build system a solved problem and simplify maintenance from now on.
Comment 2 Daniel Cazzulino 2014-06-02 18:05:27 UTC
Tracking the tasks to implement this feature as part of Story: https://github.com/xamarin/XamarinVS/issues/198

Implementing this feature on branch: https://github.com/xamarin/XamarinVS/tree/UnifiedBuild