Bug 12894 - Native library linking fails
Summary: Native library linking fails
Status: RESOLVED NORESPONSE
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 1.1.x
Hardware: PC Windows
: High normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Vinicius Jarina
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Reported: 2013-06-26 08:22 UTC by Sami M. Kallio
Modified: 2013-07-17 12:09 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Description Sami M. Kallio 2013-06-26 08:22:51 UTC
Project has a folder for native .a libraries called Lib. When compiling from Visual Studio Mac Server gives an error about missing file. It is looking for the file in ~/Library/Caches/Xamarin.mtbs/builds/{Application Name}/{guid}/Lib when it is in ~/Library/Caches/Xamarin.mtbs/builds/{Application Name}/{guid}/sources/Lib

Creating a symlink from ./sources/Lib to ./Lib creates a temporary workaround.
Comment 1 Vinicius Jarina 2013-06-27 18:33:27 UTC
Hi Sami

What is the build Action of the .a file?

Try to set the build action to EmbeddedResource, and add set the logical name.
This might help:

http://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/comment/5371/#Comment_5371
https://github.com/viniciusjarina/NativeBindingVS

Thank you.
Comment 2 Vinicius Jarina 2013-07-17 12:09:04 UTC
No response.