Bug 26230 - Problem when using multiple solutions in the same Git repo
Summary: Problem when using multiple solutions in the same Git repo
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Version Control ()
Version: 5.7
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: Future Cycle (TBD)
Assignee: Marius Ungureanu
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-01-21 08:35 UTC by Adrian
Modified: 2017-05-03 18:14 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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

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Description Adrian 2015-01-21 08:35:02 UTC
I've got three solutions and four projects (with each solution having it's own project as normal) and every solution including the same shared PCL project as follows:


As you can see I've created a cross platform game using CocosSharp with the game being completely cross-platform using the shared project included within a solution for each supported platform.

What I did was from my game.iOS.sln in Xamarin Studio was to push it to my empty repo. This correctly included the shared project and correctly included the .sln file. All good.

What I then did was to open up my game.Android.sln in Xamarin Studio (and before you ask my game.WinPhone.sln is a Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition project which I won't be opening using Xamarin Studio) and it remembered that my version control was Git and it remembered my active repo so I went to add the solution to Version Control but there's no option.

All I can do in the Android solution within Xamarin Studio is to add all of the individual files one at a time. But, of course, this does not allow me to add the .sln or .csproj files for Android - oh dear!

In the mean time I'll see if I can get my additional files added to the repo using a different GIT client or via command line.

Note: This bug has been filed at the request of one of the Xamarin forum guys over at http://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/comment/98396#Comment_98396
Comment 1 Nikolai Tsepalov 2017-04-08 23:11:43 UTC
This need to be fixed or you need to mention in the documentation that Visual Studio for Mac supports only a single solution per repo