Bug 52522 - "Xamarin.Messaging.Tasks.CreateArchiveDirectory" task could not be loaded from the assembly
Summary: "Xamarin.Messaging.Tasks.CreateArchiveDirectory" task could not be loaded fro...
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: 15.2
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-02-15 12:26 UTC by aliashkevich
Modified: 2017-04-12 18:21 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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

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Description aliashkevich 2017-02-15 12:26:10 UTC
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2015
Version 14.0.25431.01 Update 3
Xamarin.iOS (7beaef4)

I have following error in VS if I do add:
to my project file:

The "Xamarin.Messaging.Tasks.CreateArchiveDirectory" task could not be loaded from the assembly C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Xamarin\iOS\Xamarin.Messaging.Tasks.dll. Confirm that the declaration is correct, that the assembly and all its dependencies are available, and that the task contains a public class that implements Microsoft.Build.Framework.ITask.

Looks like the reason is described here:
Additional info here:
Comment 2 Jose Gallardo 2017-03-08 12:29:38 UTC

There is a mismatch indeed on the namespace, and it's on the same commit. We'll investigate and figure out what was the purpose of that change and how should it actually work.


Comment 3 xamarin-release-manager 2017-04-12 18:21:51 UTC
Fixed in version (master)

Author: josegallardo
Commit: 8989f2e1b7825f3fa600199494760d0e945b03f1 (xamarin/XamarinVS)