Bug 19502 - iOS project added to Shared Asset only solution cannot be compiled
Summary: iOS project added to Shared Asset only solution cannot be compiled
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: iOS add-in ()
Version: 5.0
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: High major
Target Milestone: 5.0
Assignee: Lluis Sanchez
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-05-02 19:01 UTC by Frank A. Krueger
Modified: 2014-05-06 09:03 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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

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Description Frank A. Krueger 2014-05-02 19:01:49 UTC

1. Create a Shared Assets Project
2. Add a new iOS project to the solution


You cannot compile or run the iOS project.

I had to mess around with Configurations before XS was happy.

Xamarin Studio
Version 5.0 (build 784)
Installation UUID: e51e2705-c52a-4ae8-aa07-c481d6ab8a7a
	Mono 3.4.0 ((no/51469e6)
	GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)

	Package version: 304000202
Comment 1 Mohit Kheterpal 2014-05-05 10:23:53 UTC
Today I have tried to reproduce this issue and follow the following steps :

1. Created C# Shared Assets project
2. Add iOS project
3. Build the project 

It builds successfully as shown in screencast : http://www.screencast.com/t/GImbQzB9

However I have checked it via setting added iOS project as default Project but it builds successfully. Please let me know if I have missed some steps. 

And could you please provide build error which you are getting, so that we can check this issue?

Comment 2 Frank A. Krueger 2014-05-05 11:12:29 UTC
I made you a video.

Comment 3 Frank A. Krueger 2014-05-05 13:34:22 UTC
New video:

Comment 4 Lluis Sanchez 2014-05-05 14:48:39 UTC
Fixed in

As a workaround, set the iOS project as Startup project.

Thanks for the bug report Frank!
Comment 5 Prashant manu 2014-05-06 09:03:39 UTC
Checked and now it is working fine. Now user is able to compile iOS project added to Shared Asset only solution. Screencast: http://screencast.com/t/DU1DeGeT7

Environment Info:
Xamarin Studio Version 5.0 (build 1002) Master build
Git revision: ad1004196f053516a88b9a721b3cbc9f7b4cf250
Xamarin addins: d480dd95a6bf728d0b9fd2f69ffb536d447fa33b
Hash: 1f89a4b