Bug 8843 - The addin does not provide --sdkroot=PATH to mmp
Summary: The addin does not provide --sdkroot=PATH to mmp
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Mac Add-in ()
Version: 4.0.8
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Aaron Bockover [MSFT]
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-12-07 08:45 UTC by Sebastien Pouliot
Modified: 2013-06-04 11:53 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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

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Description Sebastien Pouliot 2012-12-07 08:45:48 UTC
The addin does not provide --sdkroot when calling mmp. Without this value mmp will, by default, look at "well known" locations* for Xcode. 

* /Application/Xcode.app
* /Developer/

However it you want to use a Xcode from a custom location, like a .dmg (useful to test beta/preview releases of Xcode), then it won't be picked up. Also if your lone Xcode installation is not in the above directories then the build will fail.

To solve this (for MT) MonoDevelop allows customers to set a specific location for "Apple SDK" (MonoTouch's mtouch uses this). This same value should be used by the XamMac addin (copy/paste code from MT addin).