Bug 49388 - Build failure using xbuild or mdtool to build iOS solution
Summary: Build failure using xbuild or mdtool to build iOS solution
Alias: None
Product: iOS
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Xamarin.iOS.dll ()
Version: XI 10.2 (iOS 10.1)
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: --- normal
Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-12-08 21:32 UTC by tuan_pham
Modified: 2016-12-09 02:12 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description tuan_pham 2016-12-08 21:32:46 UTC
I'm getting the following error when running a build via command line, either using xbuild or mdtool:

/Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/External/xbuild/Xamarin/iOS/Xamarin.iOS.Common.targets: error : Tool exited with code: 1. Output: mdimport will not import on behalf of root user.  Exiting.

Xamarin Studio 6.1.2
Mono 4.6.2
Xamarin iOS
Comment 1 Alex Soto [MSFT] 2016-12-09 02:12:11 UTC
Hello this could be a permissions issue, I would recommend trying the following solution listed on the forums https://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/comment/217210/#Comment_217210