Bug 17848 - MonoDevelop.MonoMac adding should have better error message for no signing keys found
Summary: MonoDevelop.MonoMac adding should have better error message for no signing ke...
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin.Mac
Classification: Desktop
Component: Other ()
Version: 1.6.19
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Aaron Bockover [MSFT]
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-02-18 13:04 UTC by Chris Hamons
Modified: 2014-08-21 08:43 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Chris Hamons 2014-02-18 13:04:23 UTC
In this file ./md-addins/MonoDevelop.MonoMac/MonoDevelop.MonoMac/Project/MonoMacBuildExtension.cs

we error if we can't find signing keys. I spent an hour trying to sort out my signing issue before I noticed there was a setting under

Project Settings -> Mac OS X Packaging -> Code Signing Options -> Identity

if that is set to "Mac Developer Application (Automatic)" I see the error. However if I switch to 

"Mac Developer (Automatic)"

it works fine. We should update the error message (and maybe others in that file) to point to that dialog.
Comment 1 Mohit Kheterpal 2014-08-21 08:42:53 UTC
I have checked this issue and now we are getting proper error message for this case using xam.mac

Error message : "Error: No valid Mac OS X code signing keys found in keychain."

Hence closing this issue.