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It is unavailable to build our iOS application in Visual Studio probably because of the error:
"IBToolTask" -- FAILED.
3> Copying Resources/en.lproj/ModuleViewPortrait.xib...
3> Executing task: Xamarin.MacDev.Tasks.IBToolTask
3> Server returned an error. The underlying connection was closed: The connection was closed unexpectedly.
3> Remote task execution failed.
3>Done executing task "IBToolTask" -- FAILED.
3>Done building target "_CoreCompileInterfaceDefinitions" in project "MyProject.iOS.csproj" -- FAILED.
Mac Server Log:
The build host has been reconnected successfully!
[06-Nov-2014 15:32:04] Apple SDK developer root: /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer
[06-Nov-2014 15:32:04] Server IP Address : 192.168.40.55
[06-Nov-2014 15:32:05] Handling with command: [Info: CommmandUrl=Info] (10)
[06-Nov-2014 15:32:05] Attempting to acquire command execution lock, timeout set to 00:10:00
[06-Nov-2014 15:32:05] Starting /Developer/MonoTouch/usr/bin/mtouch --version
[06-Nov-2014 15:32:06] Attempting to acquire command execution lock, timeout set to 00:10:00
[06-Nov-2014 15:32:06] Error: /Developer/MonoTouch/usr/share/doc/MonoTouch/MDocArchiveToMsxDocConverter.exe not found
[06-Nov-2014 15:32:06] Error: /Developer/MonoTouch/usr/share/doc/MonoTouch/apple-doc-wizard not found
[06-Nov-2014 15:32:06] Command [StatusSdk: CommmandUrl=StatusSdk] finished (11)
[06-Nov-2014 15:32:06] Request handled in 442.177ms
[06-Nov-2014 15:32:08] Handling with command: [ListDevices: CommmandUrl=ListDevices] (11)
[06-Nov-2014 15:32:08] Attempting to acquire command execution lock, timeout set to 00:10:00
[06-Nov-2014 15:32:08] Command [ListDevices: CommmandUrl=ListDevices] finished (11)
Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013
Version 12.0.30723.00 Update 3
Microsoft .NET Framework
Xamarin 22.214.171.124 (8ca7d11db8a6f874c6cd2de6d9ca0f511867ce91)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.Android 126.96.36.199 (5474129af31e9d3a86cb7482c7c5c7a30ad315f1)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.iOS 188.8.131.52 (209abebbd8f1a292d042420edb45fa5fbd3f017b)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.
It looks like the error probability depends on its compilation time interval (number and complexity).
It looks like the error probability depends on storyboards compilation time interval their number and complexity.
This bug is already fixed and it's on its way for the next v3.8 release.
In the meantime, you can use the following preview build of the Mac BuildHost to avoid the issue.
I have checked this Issue mentioned in https://bugzilla.xamarin.com/show_bug.cgi?id=24024#c4 and this is working fine at my end.