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Downloading NUnit 3.0.1...
Installing 'NUnit 3.0.1'.
Added file 'LICENSE.txt' to folder 'NUnit.3.0.1'.
Added file 'NOTICES.txt' to folder 'NUnit.3.0.1'.
Added file 'CHANGES.txt' to folder 'NUnit.3.0.1'.
Added file 'nunit.framework.dll' to folder 'NUnit.3.0.1/lib/net20'.
Added file 'nunit.framework.xml' to folder 'NUnit.3.0.1/lib/net20'.
Added file 'nunit.framework.dll' to folder 'NUnit.3.0.1/lib/net40'.
Added file 'nunit.framework.xml' to folder 'NUnit.3.0.1/lib/net40'.
Added file 'nunit.framework.dll' to folder 'NUnit.3.0.1/lib/net45'.
Added file 'nunit.framework.xml' to folder 'NUnit.3.0.1/lib/net45'.
Added file 'nunit.framework.dll' to folder 'NUnit.3.0.1/lib/dotnet'.
Added file 'nunit.framework.xml' to folder 'NUnit.3.0.1/lib/dotnet'.
Added file 'nunit.framework.dll' to folder 'NUnit.3.0.1/lib/portable-net45+win8+wp8+wpa81+Xamarin.Mac+MonoAndroid10+MonoTouch10+Xamarin.iOS10'.
Added file 'nunit.framework.xml' to folder 'NUnit.3.0.1/lib/portable-net45+win8+wp8+wpa81+Xamarin.Mac+MonoAndroid10+MonoTouch10+Xamarin.iOS10'.
Added file 'NUnit.3.0.1.nupkg' to folder 'NUnit.3.0.1'.
Successfully installed 'NUnit 3.0.1'.
Adding 'NUnit 3.0.1' to gtk_test_runner.
Specified argument was out of the range of valid values.
Parameter name: supportedFrameworks
I created a new gtk-sharp library project and triggered this while adding the nunit 3 nuget. I also triggered the same thing yesterday trying to add ModernHttpClient to a xamarin.ios application.
I have: Mono JIT compiler version 4.3.2 (mono-4.3.2-branch/f87e371 Tue Jan 26 18:33:29 EST 2016)
I have seen this error reported on Windows before although you are on Mac. The problem usually that the PCL profiles are messed up. On Windows the installer will add Xamarin PCL .xml files into PCL directories which have no PCL .xml files from Microsoft. So you end up in a situation where a PCL directory only has the Xamarin PCL .xml files which are treated as optional. Then you end up with this exception from this line of code:
Although I have no idea how this happens on the Mac since I am sure the Python script that generates these files should only add Xamarin PCL .xml files to existing directories.
The PCL .xml files are stored in several SupportedFrameworks directories inside:
This is a packaging problem. I downloaded and installed MonoFramework-MDK-188.8.131.528.macos10.xamarin.universal.pkg (mono-4.3.2-branch/f87e371 Tue Jan 26 18:33:29 EST 2016) and can repro the error.
Looking at any SupportedFrameworks directory for Mono 4.3.2 they only have the Mono and Xamarin PCL profile .xml files. They are missing the ones provided by Microsoft. Taking Profile78
MonoTouch.xml Xamarin.Mac.xml Xamarin.WatchOS.xml
Xamarin.Android.xml Xamarin.TVOS.xml Xamarin.iOS.xml
Compare this with Mono 4.2.2:
MonoTouch.xml Windows Store apps (Windows 8).xml
Windows 8.xml Xamarin.Android.xml
Windows Phone 8.xml Xamarin.Mac.xml
Windows Phone Silverlight 8.xml Xamarin.iOS.xml
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 37767 ***