Bug 35961 - Touch task (msbuild) is broken
Summary: Touch task (msbuild) is broken
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 4.0.0 (C6)
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Adrian Alonso
: 36213 ()
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-11-17 18:06 UTC by Jeff Siemens
Modified: 2015-12-07 18:25 UTC (History)
10 users (show)

Tags: _XVSSR0
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

Sample project to reproduce the bug (14.23 KB, application/x-zip-compressed)
2015-11-17 18:07 UTC, Jeff Siemens

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Description Jeff Siemens 2015-11-17 18:06:42 UTC
The touch task in MSBuild (Xamarin build?) fails in Xamarin 4 from Visual Studio with a null reference  exception.


  <Target Name="AfterBuild">
    <Touch Files="$(ProjectDir)Info.plist" /> <!-- Fail -->

Sample project attached.
Comment 1 Jeff Siemens 2015-11-17 18:07:10 UTC
Created attachment 13852 [details]
Sample project to reproduce the bug
Comment 2 Jeff Siemens 2015-11-17 18:09:55 UTC
Works fine for Android and on the Mac using Xamarin Studio (iOS project).
Comment 4 Jose Gallardo 2015-11-26 08:35:45 UTC
*** Bug 36213 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 5 xamarin-release-manager 2015-11-26 10:40:23 UTC
Fixed in version (cycle6)

Author: Adrian Alonso
Commit: c02d99be519d22ff17a4f5a3cab3dbc6a2628bd2 (xamarin/XamarinVS)
Comment 6 Udham Singh 2015-12-07 18:25:15 UTC
I have checked this issue with the help of sample app attached in comment 1 and observed that this issue has been fixed with master lane build Xamarin.VisualStudio_99.0.0.823_f987ebe707d3d896f5ba81a3df8e6d8a7f887987 as well as Cycle 6 lane build Xamarin.VisualStudio_4.0.1.32_944b6bd561b9fb4a00fc1483087905824ee7ff92

To verify this issue first I have reproduce this with latest stable builds Xamarin.VisualStudio_4.0.0.1697_deffc90178ade48ce187f727842435b09eba06af + monotouch-

As this is working fine with latest master and cycle 6 lane builds, hence I am closing this issue.

Environment Info : 

Windows : https://gist.github.com/Udham1/3bb561b52413c8551798
Mac : https://gist.github.com/Udham1/6b43ef37321242df82ee