Bug 16524 - MonoMac project CodeSigning obligation in release mode
Summary: MonoMac project CodeSigning obligation in release mode
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Mac Add-in ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: 4.2.4 (from master)
Assignee: Jeffrey Stedfast
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-11-30 04:07 UTC by Philippe Monteil
Modified: 2014-03-13 06:33 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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

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Description Philippe Monteil 2013-11-30 04:07:10 UTC
I would like not to be forced to pay attention to CodeSigning when switching a MonoMac project
from debug to release mode.

The CodeSigning option in Xamarin.Studio is disabled and forced to true.
I can manually change the setting in the project file, but it can be made smoother.
Comment 1 Atin 2013-12-02 07:31:57 UTC
Today, we have checked this with :

XS 4.2.2(build 2)
xam.mac 1.6.26

We are also getting this issue, after changing the configuration from debug to release, it selects CodeSigning option in Xamarin.Studio automatically. However we can also change it manually 

screencast:  CodeSigning option in Xamarin.Studio
Comment 2 Atin 2013-12-02 11:30:22 UTC
screencast for above issue: http://screencast.com/t/ABwzNPQ0P2A
Comment 3 Jeffrey Stedfast 2014-01-15 14:36:04 UTC

We enable code-signing in the Release configuration for all new projects.

You can simply select the "Release" dropdown menu item as shown in the screencast above, and then you can just uncheck the checkbox.


I've updated the UI code to uncheck the checkbox if it gets greyed out.

Too late for 4.2.3, but should be in the next version.
Comment 4 Nischal 2014-03-13 06:33:07 UTC
We have checked as per comment 3 and it is working fine.

Environment Info:
XS 4.2.4 (Build 32)
Build Information
Git revision: a160c35dac9ab9fd32eeadaa171216316d5a5133
Xamarin addins: a779416ceabd54981ce812771a4061c942e8b872
Mono 3.2.7