Bug 45961 - xbuild will not build if project file path contains %20
Summary: xbuild will not build if project file path contains %20
Alias: None
Product: Tools
Classification: Mono
Component: xbuild ()
Version: 4.8.0 (C9)
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2016-10-26 21:31 UTC by jamie
Modified: 2016-10-27 20:22 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description jamie 2016-10-26 21:31:42 UTC
I noticed that if you try to build a project with %20 in the file path then it will not build at all, the IDE gives unknown error and the terminal shows the real reason:

/Users/x/Documents/Work/Wire%20Mobile/src/Wire.sln: error : Could not find a part of the path "/Users/x/Documents/Work/Wire Mobile/src/Wire.sln".

Visual Studio Team Services (git) uses %20 in place of spaces in file paths so this is necessary.
Comment 1 jamie 2016-10-26 21:32:38 UTC
Note - using xbuild
Comment 2 Jeffrey Stedfast 2016-10-27 20:22:15 UTC
Confirmed. This is a problem with standard .NET apps as well.