Bug 16866 - When directed to the "Mac Server Log" by a "Remote Build Error", users might look at the mtbserver.log
Summary: When directed to the "Mac Server Log" by a "Remote Build Error", users might ...
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 1.10.x
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: vsx
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-12-17 21:47 UTC by Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant)
Modified: 2015-09-29 23:09 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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

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Description Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant) 2013-12-17 21:47:17 UTC
The new "Remote Build Error" is a nice feature!

Here's example of the detailed error message:

> A build error occured on the build server while attempting to publish your application.
> Please check the Mac Server Log for details.

One tiny possible enhancement would be to add a few extra words to clarify that the "Mac Server Log" is not the mtbserver.log on the build host, but rather the "Mac Server Log" from Visual Studio's "Debug -> Windows -> Output" pad.

This tripped me up for several minutes, especially because I thought the "Mac Server Log" was a direct copy of the mtbserver.log. Maybe the two logs used to be more similar in previous releases?

Comment 1 Arpit Jha 2015-07-29 02:11:44 UTC
I have checked this issue and observed that Debug ->Windows ->Output and mtbs server log both are different.

Environement Info:
XI + Build Host:

Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013
Version 12.0.31101.00 Update 4
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.5.51641

Installed Version: Professional
Xamarin   3.11.823.0 (079165f)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Android (f98871a95a479f6d71b3067b7e5834d41fcb2118)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Forms Intellisense   1.0
Provides intellisense for Xamarin.Forms in the XML editor.

Xamarin.iOS (1ebb3ca75e5ea92595284cb84c7d29c6e09ce324)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.

Xamarin.iOS Unified Migration   1.0
Automated migration for Xamarin iOS Classic projects to Unified

Xamarin.TestCloud.Integration   1.0
Early preview of Xamarin Test Cloud integration
Comment 2 Jose Gallardo 2015-09-29 23:09:04 UTC
Superseded by XMA changes.