Bug 9588 - [patch] .mdb files are not copied for assemblies referenced by path
Summary: [patch] .mdb files are not copied for assemblies referenced by path
Alias: None
Product: Tools
Classification: Mono
Component: xbuild ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
: 50087 ()
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-01-15 17:43 UTC by David McFarland
Modified: 2018-03-15 10:39 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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

patch (1.23 KB, patch)
2013-01-15 17:43 UTC, David McFarland

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Description David McFarland 2013-01-15 17:43:05 UTC
Created attachment 3222 [details]

When an assembly is found through a 'ProjectReference', its .mdb file is copied to the output as a related file.  For non-private assemblies referenced with 'Reference' and 'HintPath' the .mdb is currently not copied.

I've attached my local patch, which causes the .mdb files to be copied.  I'm not sure if I made the change in a reasonable place, or if the behaviour is even desired, so any feedback is appreciated.
Comment 1 David Karlaš 2016-12-15 18:02:46 UTC
*** Bug 50087 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Marek Safar 2018-03-15 10:39:54 UTC
We deprecated xbuild and recommend using msbuild instead. Switching to msbuild will also most likely resolve the issue you reported.