Bug 8899 - Java Bindings Library project doesn't work without referencing jar in main project (missing package from javac)
Summary: Java Bindings Library project doesn't work without referencing jar in main pr...
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Bindings ()
Version: 4.4.x
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Atsushi Eno
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-12-12 08:20 UTC by Sebastian Krysmanski
Modified: 2013-06-21 08:22 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Sebastian Krysmanski 2012-12-12 08:20:16 UTC
According to the release notes, since MfA 4.4 one should be able to use a Java Bindings Library project without referencing the jar file from the bindings project (build action: "AndroidJavaLibrary").

However, in my particular case it doesn't work. Here's the output I get when building my project:


where "MAInterface" is the "Java Bindings Library" and "NaviOutput" is the main project.

Note that the project compiles fine when I reference the jar file as "AndroidJavaLibrary".
Comment 1 Atsushi Eno 2012-12-12 14:41:03 UTC
Does your *.jar library file in the binding project have "EmbeddedJar" build action? Our new jar embedding feature does NOT mean existing binding project always embeds the jars (or we will break everyone's existing apps). As long as the existing binding has InputJar build action, you still need to also provide AndroidJavaLibrary to applications.
Comment 2 Atsushi Eno 2013-06-21 08:22:28 UTC
I'm guessing my comment exactly explains the situation, so closing the bug as feature. If that was not the case please reopen and give more details.