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If I compile a Xamarin.Android app with the 'Bundle assemblies into native code' option enabled, the compiler removes localized resources from satellite PCL.
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The steps of reproduce.
1. Setup 'ru' (Russian) language as default on simulator.
2. Compile and run Droid project.
Result: you will see 'not localized text'
Expected: 'Локализованный текст'
3. Uncheck option 'Bundle assemblies into native code.
4. Run the app one more.
5. You'll see the expected text.
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Created attachment 23651 [details]
I can CONFIRM this behavior based on the reproduction steps from https://bugzilla.xamarin.com/show_bug.cgi?id=58185#c2 and the reproduction from https://bugzilla.xamarin.com/show_bug.cgi?id=58185#c3
It seems that Bundle assemblies into native code is not taking account of the PCL's Properties/Resources.resx files.