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What happens is that fields are resolved dynamically, so when stripping the corresponding native symbols are removed, thus breaking the app.
Right now the fix is to pass -nosymbolstrip (or -nosymbolstrip:KEEPME) to mtouch.
We should find a way to determine the symbol name automatically (or make the AOT compiler understand it and inject a real reference to it so it's not stripped away).
monotouch master: a89fc48d5563ef145e97095797c22aec6dcfe311.
*** Bug 11643 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***