Bug 58795 - *Async doc generator copies non-async summary text into asyn summary in toto
Summary: *Async doc generator copies non-async summary text into asyn summary in toto
Alias: None
Product: iOS
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Documentation ()
Version: XI 10.99 (xcode9)
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: --- enhancement
Target Milestone: Future Cycle (TBD)
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-08-15 22:19 UTC by Mike Norman
Modified: 2017-09-07 09:52 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Mike Norman 2017-08-15 22:19:03 UTC
Autogenerated FooAsync method summaries do not contain text about completion handlers.

In particular for non-async methods that have a completion handler, the summary text of many methods are copied into the equivalent *Async methods. I've noticed a number of these in MonoTouch.UIKit.UIPrinterPickerController, fixing a few of them as a result of other work.

Note: While I suspect this is the docfixer or similar tool because the text manifests the related bug, https://bugzilla.xamarin.com/show_bug.cgi?id=58447, this is a separate issue. Also, a "real" fix for this issue can only be achieved if we were to templatize method summaries to the point where we had access to the individual clauses in the description. It's probably best, in the meantime, to simply not copy the non-async summaries into their async equivalents.