Bug 38893 - [XVS C6SR1] Default IDE log files include Xamarin account email address
Summary: [XVS C6SR1] Default IDE log files include Xamarin account email address
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 4.0.0 (C6)
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: 4.1.0 (C7)
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-02-18 23:14 UTC by Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant)
Modified: 2016-06-02 11:23 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Tags: BZRC6SR1S1_C6S1
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant) 2016-02-18 23:14:42 UTC
[XVS C6SR1] Default IDE log files include Xamarin account email address

## Regression status: "regression" / intentional change in Cycle 6 – Service Release 1

This is a new behavior in Cycle 6 – Service Release 1.

## Steps to replicate

1. Open Visual Studio.

2. Ensure you are logged into your Xamarin account.

3. Connect VS with the Mac build host.

## Results

The `%LOCALAPPDATA%\Xamarin\Logs\1[124].0\*Ide.log` file includes the user's email address:

> Mac user: user@example.com with iOS license: Business will be activated


> Mac was activated for user: user@example.com with iOS license: Business

## Possible improvements

a. Maybe only add these lines to the log file if verbose logging is enabled (if Visual Studio was started with `devenv /log`)?

b. There are various possibilities for more sophisticated approaches. For example, the account data could be logged to a separate file that is not included in the default "Help -> Xamarin -> Zip Logs" but it _is_ included in a new "Help -> Xamarin -> Zip Logs with Account Data" menu item. Admittedly that exact idea seems like it might add more complexity/clutter than it would be worth. (It might make more sense just to remove these particular new log lines altogether.)

Comment 4 xamarin-release-manager 2016-02-24 19:48:39 UTC
Fixed in version (master)

Author: jmt
Commit: 9449569fe361c1295e171cbb9fe6964dacc87fb2 (xamarin/XamarinVS)
Comment 6 xamarin-release-manager 2016-03-03 12:19:36 UTC
Fixed in version (cycle7)

Author: jmt
Commit: 42de9774b565d93aa001eb48a093bace9066914c (xamarin/XamarinVS)