Bug 18353 - modifying .axml files in a library do not cause a rebuild
Summary: modifying .axml files in a library do not cause a rebuild
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: MSBuild ()
Version: 4.12.0
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jonathan Pryor
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-03-13 09:55 UTC by dean.ellis
Modified: 2014-03-13 15:41 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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

Sample (41.41 KB, application/zip)
2014-03-13 09:55 UTC, dean.ellis

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Description dean.ellis 2014-03-13 09:55:56 UTC
Created attachment 6302 [details]

from case https://xamarin.desk.com/agent/case/64532

I've got my app structured into an Application and an Android Shared
library, because I have many versions of the app but the shared code is

Whenever I make a change to the shared library, and click build, it builds
the shared library first, then the app, however, if I make a change in an
.axml file, it doesn't show up, unless I do a "Rebuild All"

I even tried "Rebuild" on just the shared library and then build, but
doesnt work.

I've attached a small project which shows this problem. to reproduce do
this following:

First, Build and Run it, click the button, notice the title of the new
button is "Button 1"
Next, Activity2.axml from AndroidClassLibrary1 and change the title to
"Button 2"
Build/run again, it will say "Button 1"
Do a "Rebuild All" and it will say "Button 2"
This seems like a bug?
Comment 1 Sadik Ali 2014-03-13 10:52:33 UTC
I have checked this is on below environments:

XS 4.2.3 (Build 60)
XA 4.12.1

I have followed steps as mentioned in bug description.

1. Build/ run application and noticed that "Button 1"  displayed after click on "Hello World, Click Me!" button.
2. I modified  Activity2.axml from AndroidClassLibrary1 and change the title to
"Button 2"
3. Build/run again, and noticed that "Button 1"
4. When I "Rebuild All" then it will show "Button 2" after click on "Hello World, Click Me!" button.

Refer screen cast: http://screencast.com/t/Qpb90Qic6n