Bug 29792 - Visual Studio 2013 extremely slow to initialize and load projects
Summary: Visual Studio 2013 extremely slow to initialize and load projects
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: 4.0.0 (C6)
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-05-06 09:27 UTC by David Ortinau [MSFT]
Modified: 2016-12-22 22:09 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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

Environment details (4.09 KB, text/plain)
2015-05-06 09:27 UTC, David Ortinau [MSFT]

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Description David Ortinau [MSFT] 2015-05-06 09:27:02 UTC
Plenty of reports of this here in the forums, but I didn't find any bug reports filed.


My solution has 8 projects: PCLs, Android, and iOS. When first loading the solution, the process of initializing and loading the projects can take anywhere from 2 minutes to 15 minutes plus. Another developer on my project reports it's more often the latter.

Xamarin Studio loads the projects normal.

Any additional details I can provide to help troubleshoot this longstanding issue?

Environment details attached.
Comment 1 David Ortinau [MSFT] 2015-05-06 09:27:22 UTC
Created attachment 11088 [details]
Environment details
Comment 2 Danish Akhtar 2015-05-22 04:50:04 UTC
HI David,

Could you please attached your project ? So that we can try to reproduce this issue at our end.

Comment 3 Ian Ceicys 2015-07-15 17:45:10 UTC
I'd  like to research this further. Can you please contact me and provide your project so I can attempt to reproduce this issue.
Comment 4 Jose Gallardo 2016-12-22 22:09:46 UTC
As we've introduced several improvements around solution loading times, I'll mark the bug as resolved fixed.
Please feel free to reopen it if you can still reproduce the issue with current bits.