Bug 24973 - Can't open solutions with a Xamarin.Mac project on a computer that doesn't have Xamarin.Mac activated
Summary: Can't open solutions with a Xamarin.Mac project on a computer that doesn't ha...
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin.Mac
Classification: Desktop
Component: Activation ()
Version: Master
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Low enhancement
Target Milestone: 2.4.0 (C6)
Assignee: Chris Hamons
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-12-02 00:39 UTC by Andrew Way
Modified: 2015-04-08 17:50 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Andrew Way 2014-12-02 00:39:29 UTC
Customer created a solution with multiple projects (iOS, Android, Windows, and Xamarin.Mac). 

Customer tried to open the same solution on a different Mac - that hadn't yet activated Xamarin.Mac

Instead of getting an unsupported project - cannot load project error - like typically occurs when you try to load a Windows project on a Mac.  Customer could not open the solution at all. 

Only until Mac was activated with Xamarin.Mac license - could the customer open the solution. 

---- Awaiting Version info from customer ---
Comment 1 Andrew Way 2014-12-02 01:00:14 UTC
=== Xamarin Studio ===

Version 5.5.4 (build 15)
Installation UUID: 7741f1b9-e390-4dbc-8823-37191644b318
	Mono 3.10.0 ((detached/92c4884)
	GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)

	Package version: 310000031

=== Xamarin.Android ===

Version: (Indie Edition)
Android SDK: /Users/jeff/Library/Developer/Xamarin/android-sdk-macosx
	Supported Android versions:
		2.1   (API level 7)
		2.2   (API level 8)
		2.3   (API level 10)
		3.1   (API level 12)
		4.0.3 (API level 15)
		4.4   (API level 19)
Java SDK: /usr
java version "1.8.0_25"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_25-b17)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.25-b02, mixed mode)

=== Apple Developer Tools ===

Xcode 6.1 (6604)
Build 6A1052d

=== Xamarin.iOS ===

Version: (Indie Edition)
Hash: 840a925
Build date: 2014-11-16 21:03:22-0500

=== Xamarin.Mac ===

Version: (Indie Edition)

=== Build Information ===

Release ID: 505040015
Git revision: f93940a35458a18052f1a25e106e62ca970d9c40
Build date: 2014-11-19 15:32:41-05
Xamarin addins: dc23cbd91a3a0e1d326328e1229e86c942a49ec8

=== Operating System ===

Mac OS X 10.10.1
Darwin SynMacBookPro.local 14.0.0 Darwin Kernel Version 14.0.0
    Fri Sep 19 00:26:44 PDT 2014
    root:xnu-2782.1.97~2/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64
Comment 2 Chris Hamons 2014-12-02 09:23:37 UTC
This is a feature request. XS doesn't real have the concept of loadable but not build able for project addins.
Comment 3 Chris Hamons 2015-04-08 17:50:17 UTC
Given the fact that we have trial / starter and XM is easily installable, this is not on our roadmap.