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I created a new ObjectiveC Bindings project, and it fails to build with the following error:
/Users/akemp/Projects/nextgen/R2/Tablets/Dev/Tablets/VariableManager/VariableManagerNativeBindings.csproj: Error: /Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/2.10.6/lib/mono/xbuild/Xamarin/Xamarin.ObjcBinding.CSharp.targets: Project file could not be imported, it was being imported by /Users/akemp/Projects/nextgen/R2/Tablets/Dev/Tablets/VariableManager/VariableManagerNativeBindings.csproj: Imported project: "/Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/2.10.6/lib/mono/xbuild/Xamarin/Xamarin.ObjcBinding.CSharp.targets" does not exist. (VariableManagerNativeBindings)
I can't find the Xamarin.ObjcBinding.CSharp.targets file anywhere. I don't know if something didn't get installed right or what. I recently updated to the latest version. I didn't see this project template before, so either it's new (and broken) or I just didn't notice it before. Either way I can't use this right now. Is this feature just not ready yet, or is there a workaround?
It is a new project type. Unfortunately, it needs the latest MonoDevelop (which presumably you have) and a new MonoTouch (the targets files are part of MonoTouch, not sure if they made it into 5.0.3 or not - if not, then they should be in 5.0.4).
Which version of MonoTouch do you have? And I can try and track down for sure if your version should have them.
Looks like they should be in MonoTouch 5.0.3
I have MonoDevelop 220.127.116.11 and MonoTouch 5.0.3. The check for updates feature in MonoDevelop claims I have the latest version of MonoDevelop, MonoTouch, MonoDroid, and all other addons. Maybe the update did not install properly.
More likely it was never included in the .dmg
Corrado: any ideas how to make the build scripts include the .targets files from /Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/External/... ?
Confirmed that the files are not in the .dmg, working on a fix now...
Fixed in the next MonoTouch release (I think that'll be 5.0.4)
I just installed 5.0.4, and this is not fixed in that version. I still can't build a bindings project for the same reason as before.
Not sure what went wrong in the install script, but the files are included in monotouch-5.0.4.dmg and get installed to /Developer/MonoTouch/MSBuild/*.targets and *.dll
Copy those files to /Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/External/xbuild/Xamarin/
Ah, I made a dumb mistake last minute before they rolled 5.0.4 with quoting the arguments passed to cp in the install script and so the wildcard (*) wasn't expanded. D'oh.
If the installer doesn't work then the feature doesn't work. If you need to change the product to "installer" or something then feel free, but it doesn't make sense to consider this fixed when it's still broken. I am looking forward to using the feature, though!
I closed it because I fixed the installer. Sorry if that wasn't clear. I wouldn't close it otherwise :-)
My mistake. Thanks for the quick response. Is there an ETA for the next installer?
Sadly probably not until mid-January (we're on a semi 2 week schedule, but most people will be gone between now and the first week of Jan)