Bug 2894 - Cannot open a workspace in MonoDevelop
Summary: Cannot open a workspace in MonoDevelop
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: General ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: Highest blocker
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeffrey Stedfast
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-01-13 15:21 UTC by lindsey.driscoll
Modified: 2012-01-13 18:15 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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

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Description lindsey.driscoll 2012-01-13 15:21:48 UTC
A user cannot open a workspace in MonoDevelop

Screencast: http://screencast.com/t/OzKavsxfV

Steps to reproduce:

1. Open MonoDevelop
2. Go to File->Open...
3. Find a workspace to open and click 'Open'

Actual result:

User sees the xml version of the workspace loaded into MD

Expected result:

Entire workspace loaded in MD with related solutions and projects


MonoDevelop: 2.8.6
Mono: 2.10.8
Macosx Lion


1. If the user selects the workspace (provided it has been recently opened) from the Welcome tab in the "Recent Projects" section the workspace will load.
2. This is not occurring in the latest stable version of MonoDevelop (2.8.5)
Comment 1 Jeffrey Stedfast 2012-01-13 16:13:44 UTC
just committed the fix to 2.8.6 branch

rev: 7dd62abe013b45a5e58e362096fc83b0bddb0d43
Comment 2 lindsey.driscoll 2012-01-13 18:15:25 UTC
Verified fix in Closing bug