Bug 37551 - Related files are not resolved
Summary: Related files are not resolved
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Tools
Classification: Mono
Component: xbuild ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Linux
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-01-09 23:56 UTC by Bruce Weirdan
Modified: 2016-01-09 23:56 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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

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Description Bruce Weirdan 2016-01-09 23:56:37 UTC
When using ResolveAssemblyReference xbuild task related files are only resolved if you pass assemblies as AssemblyFiles, but are not resolved if you supply them in Assemblies parameter.

The following project file fails to display '.dll.config' and '.dll.pdb' files (both related to Mono.TextEditor.dll):

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<Project DefaultTargets="Show" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003">
    <Import Project="$(MSBuildBinPath)\Microsoft.Common.tasks"/>
    <Target Name="Build">
            <Output TaskParameter="RelatedFiles" ItemName="ReferenceRelatedPath"/>
            <Output TaskParameter="ResolvedFiles" ItemName="ReferencePath"/>
    <Target Name="Show" DependsOnTargets="Build">
        <Message Text="@(ReferenceRelatedPath)"/>
        <Message Text="@(ReferencePath)"/>

It shows
(missing related files)

If you replace Assemblies parameter with 

it correctly shows two related files:


This makes it hard to use Private=true assemblies, because .config files often contain .dll -> .so mappings that are required to run application under mono/linux, and should thus be copied to output folder.