Bug 10585 - Xamarin Studio on Windows not using .NET/MSBuild to build Xamarin.Android Projects
Summary: Xamarin Studio on Windows not using .NET/MSBuild to build Xamarin.Android Pro...
Status: VERIFIED INVALID
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Android Add-in ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2013-02-22 13:40 UTC by Jonathan Pryor
Modified: 2016-08-03 15:37 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Jonathan Pryor 2013-02-22 13:40:47 UTC
Xamarin Studio on Windows appears to not use .NET/MSBuild to build Xamarin.Android Projects:

http://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/1508/mono-android-development-on-mac-and-windows-project-filebuild-problems
http://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/1540/xs-beta-4-andriod-application-cannot-be-started

At least, that's the only reason I can think of that it would be using an $(MSBuildExtensionPath) of 'C:\Program Files\Mono-2.10.9\lib\mono\xbuild' (1540) or trying to use gmcs.bat for the compiler (1508).
Comment 1 Jonathan Pryor 2013-02-22 13:49:49 UTC
Current hypothesis is that the "wrong" runtime is being used.

Please do the following:

1. Click Tools > Options...
2. In the left-hand tree, select Projects > .NET Runtimes

    http://screencast.com/t/q7J9wed3qMzc

3. Please make sure that the Microsoft .NET entry is the default.

If Microsoft .NET is _not_ the default, please select it, click the Set as Default button, click OK, and restart Xamarin Studio.
Comment 2 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2013-02-22 16:32:35 UTC
Yes, in the linked trace they're using Mono, not .NET.
Comment 3 narayanp 2013-03-07 06:32:35 UTC
Today we have checked this issue with following builds:

Windows
X.S 4.0 - 1645b898271456799b70944c8b356ed6c5c00fdf
MFA 4.6.1

It is using .Net when build the project.

Changing the status to Verified.