Bug 3629 - mtouch should detect filesystems without working symlink support and fall back to copying
Summary: mtouch should detect filesystems without working symlink support and fall bac...
Alias: None
Product: iOS
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Tools ()
Version: 5.0
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Sebastien Pouliot
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-02-24 04:14 UTC by Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT]
Modified: 2012-02-24 14:06 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-02-24 04:14:34 UTC
It appears that simulator builds don't work correctly on certain filesystems such as Parallels shared drives. This is probably due to issues with symlinks on those filesystems.

mtouch should detect filesystems without symlink support (or with broken symlink support) and fall back to copying. This would fix the problem, though at the expense of a longer build time.
Comment 1 Sebastien Pouliot 2012-02-24 09:54:18 UTC
I'll setup to duplicate this.

In the meantime it's possible to use --nofastsim (or the linker) to workaround this (at the extra expense of rebuilding a launcher each time).
Comment 2 Sebastien Pouliot 2012-02-24 14:06:50 UTC
fixed in master