Bug 36293 - Native linking error MT5202 [TVOS]
Summary: Native linking error MT5202 [TVOS]
Alias: None
Product: iOS
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Pre-release ()
Version: XI 9.3 (xcode 7.1 previews)
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: tvOS
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-11-26 15:34 UTC by support
Modified: 2015-11-27 13:54 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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

build log (263.28 KB, text/plain)
2015-11-26 15:34 UTC, support
attached system info (975 bytes, text/plain)
2015-11-26 15:34 UTC, support

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Description support 2015-11-26 15:34:16 UTC
Created attachment 14008 [details]
build log


I'm trying to make the final build to release a game for Apple TV. 

When I try to make the final build, with Release, LLVM compiler and --bitcode=asmonly on mtouch parameters I get the following error:

MT5209: Native linking error: building for tvOS, but linking in object file built for iOS, file '/Users/Kak/diskd/projects/pacman/sln/tvos_pacman/tvos_game/obj/iPhone/Release/mtouch-cache/CoconutChomperTV.exe.arm64-llvm.o' for architecture arm64 (MT5209)

Compiling in debug and release (even with LLVM) works and runs on Apple TV. Problem only appears with --bitcode=asmonly
Comment 1 support 2015-11-26 15:34:36 UTC
Created attachment 14009 [details]
attached system info
Comment 7 Rod 2015-11-27 03:06:12 UTC
Hi guys 

I've been having the same problem for two days now. Is there any news?

I have tried with every combination of settings now. Everything with --bitcode=asmonly fails and everything without it works (debug/ release and simulator/device). I can even "Archive for publishing" without "--bitcode=asmonly" and then using this option fails.

My complete details are in:

I even create an brand new single view project changing nothing (not even the base code) and it builds ok, I then put in --bitcode=asmonly and it fails. Changed nothing else.

Has ANYONE got a xamarin build into the app store? If so, what did they do?
Comment 10 Sebastien Pouliot 2015-11-27 13:35:27 UTC
The first reported error (MT5202) was already fixed and the missing frameworks (that needed to be added manually) is fixed by

maccore/master da36a3244a52310a4f3896909b5c8ce17e9f24cb

Both fixes to be available in our next preview.

@Rod you're likely hitting the same issue - but just to be sure please open a different bug report and attach your full build logs (as described in [1]) and we'll do our best to give you workarounds until a new public preview is out.

[1] http://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/comment/167674/#Comment_167674