Bug 45224 - after installing VS 15 preview 5, and using VS->tools->Xamarin settings to update to release channel, Xamarin VS does not work
Summary: after installing VS 15 preview 5, and using VS->tools->Xamarin settings to up...
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: 4.2.0 (C8)
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: 4.2.1 (C8SR1)
Assignee: Bugzilla
: 46168 ()
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-10-10 08:47 UTC by philip
Modified: 2016-11-02 19:10 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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

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Description philip 2016-10-10 08:47:13 UTC
# Steps to reproduce
1. install VS 15 preview 5
2. go to VS->tools->Xamarin and update to release channel
3. re-open VS after update and VS->tools->Xamarin throws error and project does not build

# Expected behavior
Should be able to update to Xamarin release channel

# Actual behavior
update happens but Xamarin VS MEF no longer loads into VS

# Supplemental info (logs, images, videos)

# Test environment (full version information)
Comment 1 Ben Beckley 2016-10-11 15:17:07 UTC
Hello Philip,

Currently for Dev15 Xamarin bits can only be installed through the Dev15 installer. Also, the build on the release channel will not be compatible with Dev15.
Comment 2 Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant) 2016-11-02 19:10:27 UTC
*** Bug 46168 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***