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When the Debug runs a unexpected error occurs.
It is informed that the path to Android SDK is invalid.
My Windows user have a Latin character and the debug changes.
It is attached a image that describes the problem.
Created attachment 12453 [details]
I can't reproduce this, we may have to see if a developer can figure out what's going on from the stack trace. If you have a chance, it might also be helpful to include sample application, build information and logs(IDE + device).
You can get build info from here:
Visual Studio => HELP => About Microsoft Visual Studio => Copy Info
You can get IDE logs from here:
Visual Studio => HELP => Xamarin => Zip Xamarin Logs
Additional info: I tried to reproduce this issue, I have moved the android SDK to "ācer" or "ambō" directory and when I build the project I am getting build error.
Build Output: https://gist.github.com/Udham1/a815986fd8bf1276c6ca
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This is not an issue on our Xamarin tools, but a limitation on the Android tools chain.
You need to have the Android SDK in a different folder without international characters.
Marking the bug as Resolved Upstream.
Thanks for reporting.