Bug 38087 - Xamarin Android VS searching AVDs in the wrong folder
Summary: Xamarin Android VS searching AVDs in the wrong folder
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: 4.0.0 (C6)
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: 4.2.0 (C8)
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-01-27 09:36 UTC by softlion
Modified: 2016-09-06 17:58 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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

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Description softlion 2016-01-27 09:36:20 UTC
If you look at the diagostic log below, you'll see that the search path for avd is
[D:]:                     avd watcher *.ini path: 'C:\Users\benja\.android\avd'

My avd are located in C:\dev\android-avd\.android\avd, this is the folder that is used by the Android AVD manager.
It should also be the folder used by the Xamarin Android Extension.

[I:sdk]:                  Looking for Android SDK..
[I:sdk]:                    Key HKCU\SOFTWARE\Novell\Mono for Android\AndroidSdkDirectory found:
    Path contains adb.exe in \platform-tools (C:\dev\android-sdk).
[I:sdk]:                    Key HKLM\SOFTWARE\Novell\Mono for Android\AndroidSdkDirectory found:
    Path does not contain adb.exe in \platform-tools (C:\android-sdk-windows).
[I:sdk]:                    Key HKCU\SOFTWARE\Xamarin\MonoAndroid\PrivateAndroidSdkPath not found.
[I:sdk]:                    Key HKCU\SOFTWARE\Android SDK Tools\Path not found.
[I:sdk]:                    Key HKLM\SOFTWARE\Android SDK Tools\Path found:
    Path contains adb.exe in \platform-tools (C:\dev\android-sdk).
[I:sdk]:                  Looking for Android NDK..
[I:sdk]:                    Key HKCU\SOFTWARE\Novell\Mono for Android\AndroidNdkDirectory found:
    Path contains ndk-stack.exe in \. (C:\dev\android-ndk-r10e).
[I:sdk]:                    Key HKLM\SOFTWARE\Novell\Mono for Android\AndroidNdkDirectory not found.
[I:Unknown]:              Found Android SDK. API levels: 10, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
[I:Unknown]:              Found Xamarin.Android 6.0.1
[I:]:                     Tracking android devices started
[D:]:                     Tracking avd started
[D:]:                     avd watcher *.ini path: 'C:\Users\benja\.android\avd'
[D:]:                     avd watcher android path: 'C:\dev\ANDROI~1\tools\android.bat'
[D:]:                     TrackDeviceTask got: 
[I:]:                     Got new device list from adb with 0 devices
[D:]:                     avd watcher: got device list from avd with 1 devices

**Version info**

Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2015
Version 14.0.24720.00 Update 1
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.6.01038

Xamarin (f460236)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Android (8dd1a77)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.
Comment 2 xamarin-release-manager 2016-09-05 17:05:48 UTC
Fixed in version (master)

Author: Juan Marcelo Tondato
Commit: 6da22659477c9603153e0d70a669dbc3bfbe2da6 (xamarin/XamarinVS)
Comment 3 xamarin-release-manager 2016-09-05 17:06:32 UTC
Fixed in version (cycle8)

Author: Juan Marcelo Tondato
Commit: 7bd9eef374b55ea9fe5dc9eac513d63c06e3128a (xamarin/XamarinVS)