Bug 53981 - Android.App.Application subclass no longer created/instanced if OnCreate override does not exist in class
Summary: Android.App.Application subclass no longer created/instanced if OnCreate over...
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: 7.2 (15.1)
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jonathan Pryor
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-03-25 21:24 UTC by RobertN
Modified: 2017-08-23 21:15 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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

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Description RobertN 2017-03-25 21:24:11 UTC
Xamarin.Android Version: 

I have been using Android.App.Application subclasses prior to 7.2.x without any issues:

	[Application(LargeHeap = true)]
	public class BOMBApplication : Application
		public BOMBApplication(IntPtr javaReference, JniHandleOwnership transfer) : base(javaReference, transfer)

Now, the Application subclass is no longer constructed UNLESS there is an OnCreate() override in the class.(?)

Add the following to the class and the application object is properly created:

		public override void OnCreate()

Is this a breaking change that I missed in the docs? or a bug?
Comment 1 Prashant [MSFT] 2017-07-05 09:02:21 UTC
Thank you for taking the time to submit the bug. We are unable to reproduce this issue. Please attach a reproduction to the bug by starting with a clean Xamarin.Android project and adding just the code necessary to demonstrate the issue.
Comment 2 Cody Beyer (MSFT) 2017-08-23 21:15:35 UTC
Because we have not received a reply to our request for more information we are closing this issue. If you are still encountering this issue, please reopen the ticket with the requested information. Thanks!