Bug 58407 - error MSB3113: Could not find file 'PublishApp.exe.manifest', when publishing an app
Summary: error MSB3113: Could not find file 'PublishApp.exe.manifest', when publishing...
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 4.6.0 (15.3)
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: 15.5
Assignee: Joaquin Jares
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-07-26 07:26 UTC by Prashant [MSFT]
Modified: 2017-08-29 14:41 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Tags: ac
Is this bug a regression?: No
Last known good build:

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Description Prashant [MSFT] 2017-07-26 07:26:41 UTC
When I try to do OneClick publishing of an app, the build fails with following error - 

error MSB3113: Could not find file 'obj\iPhoneSimulator\Debug\PublishApp.exe.manifest'

Related to bug #16594

## Steps to reproduce
1. Create a new iOS project in Visual Studio 2017 

2. Click on Build/Publish <App_name> menu

3. follow through the publishing wizard, and finally click Finish.

# Result 

Build fails with error MSB3113: Could not find file 'PublishApp.exe.manifest'

Full build log https://gist.github.com/prashantvc/bf44c6b4d8dac6bc338c431b73143a4b

# Version information 

Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise 2017 Preview
Version 15.3.0 Preview 4.0
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.7.02046

Installed Version: Enterprise

Visual Basic 2017   00369-60000-00001-AA758
Microsoft Visual Basic 2017

Visual C# 2017   00369-60000-00001-AA758
Microsoft Visual C# 2017

Visual F# 4.1   00369-60000-00001-AA758
Microsoft Visual F# 4.1

Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio Package   8.8.00629.1
Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio

ASP.NET and Web Tools 2017   15.0.30629.0
ASP.NET and Web Tools 2017

ASP.NET Core Razor Language Services   1.0
Provides languages services for ASP.NET Core Razor.

ASP.NET Template Engine 2017   15.0.30629.0
ASP.NET Template Engine 2017

Common Azure Tools   1.10
Provides common services for use by Azure Mobile Services and Microsoft Azure Tools.

JavaScript Language Service   2.0
JavaScript Language Service

JavaScript Project System   2.0
JavaScript Project System

JavaScript UWP Project System   2.0
JavaScript UWP Project System

Merq   1.1.17-rc (cba4571)
Command Bus, Event Stream and Async Manager for Visual Studio extensions.

Microsoft Visual Studio VC Package   1.0
Microsoft Visual Studio VC Package

Mono Debugging for Visual Studio   4.6.8-pre (ec7034f)
Support for debugging Mono processes with Visual Studio.

NuGet Package Manager   4.3.0
NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet, visit http://docs.nuget.org/.

TypeScript tools for Visual Studio

Visual Studio Code Debug Adapter Host Package   1.0
Interop layer for hosting Visual Studio Code debug adapters in Visual Studio

Visual Studio Tools for Universal Windows Apps   15.0.26711.01
The Visual Studio Tools for Universal Windows apps allow you to build a single universal app experience that can reach every device running Windows 10: phone, tablet, PC, and more. It includes the Microsoft Windows 10 Software Development Kit.

Xamarin (9b1a9b2)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Android SDK (a93c6f4)
Xamarin.Android Reference Assemblies and MSBuild support.

Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Mac SDK (bf350ba)
Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Mac Reference Assemblies and MSBuild support.
Comment 1 Joaquin Jares 2017-08-24 20:08:10 UTC
Waiting for merge
Comment 2 xamarin-release-manager 2017-08-29 14:41:45 UTC
Fixed in version (master)

Author: joj
Commit: 204c50243901de22dab7bd43917abc64935b22fa (xamarin/XamarinVS)