Bug 17466 - Startup project gets rebuilt and deployed along with the non-startup one
Summary: Startup project gets rebuilt and deployed along with the non-startup one
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 1.8.x
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: vsx
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-01-28 10:39 UTC by Andy
Modified: 2015-07-02 09:04 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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

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Description Andy 2014-01-28 10:39:47 UTC
A solution has two separate apps project (A and B).  
Selecting one project (A) as 'startup project' for deploying and debugging. 

Then pressing 'Debug' on the toolbar, builds and deploys both projects (A & B), even the one (B) that is not 'startup'. They are two separate apps without dependencies between each others.

Solution is configured for build and deploy for both apps.

Expected result: just the A project gets rebuilt and deployed

Instead: both projects get rebuilt and deployed
Comment 1 Dominique Louis 2014-05-01 11:21:44 UTC
Hi Andy,
  Is this issue still happening for you in either 1.10 or 1.12(recent release)?


Comment 2 Andy 2014-05-01 12:00:22 UTC
Last time I checked, yes, but don't know which version it was: I have up trying to make VS.ios work a while ago after it messed up my solution again. 
Is it solved for you ?
Comment 3 Tajinder Singh 2014-10-30 08:35:01 UTC
I have checked this Issue with latest stable builds and followed below steps
1. Create Project(Project 1)
2. Add another in same Solution(Project 2).
3. Set Project 1 as Startup project.
4. Click Start Debug button.

Only Project 1 deployed and launched.

5. Make Project 2 as startup project.
6. Click Start Debug button.

Only Project 2 deployed and launched.

Checked with:
XVS 3.7.248
VS 2013/2012/2010

@Andy, Are you still experiencing same Issue with latest stable builds?
Comment 4 Andy 2014-10-30 09:17:07 UTC
Gave up on VS.iOS: messes up the solution, the project and at times VS itself
Comment 5 Enzo Heredia 2015-07-01 15:06:45 UTC
not reproducible in build