Bug 13010 - License error when building with android-support-v4.jar
Summary: License error when building with android-support-v4.jar
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 12938
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: 4.6.x
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jonathan Pryor
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Reported: 2013-07-02 09:59 UTC by Grant Macklem
Modified: 2013-07-11 15:34 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Grant Macklem 2013-07-02 09:59:35 UTC
We recently added a dependency on android-support-v4.jar to one of the projects in our solution.  It had been building fine until yesterday.  This may or may not be related to the latest Xamarin update pushed recently.  I have Xamarin Studio 4.0.9 with Xamarin.Android 4.6.8, but am building with Visual Studio 2012.  We receive errors when building:
1x (for a test project): Unable to determine license edition.
3x (once for the test project and twice for the actual project): Unexpected error - Please file a bug report at http://bugzilla.xamarin.com.  Reason: System.UnauthorizedAccessException: Access to the path "<solution_dir>\obj\Debug\__library_projects__\<project_name>\library_project_imports\SupportLib\android-support-v4.jar" is denied.

The only workaround we've discovered for this problem is to open C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Xamarin\Android\Xamarin.Android.Common.targets.  Search for "_BuildDependencies".  Comment out (i.e. surround with <!--   -->   ) the entre MSBuild part of that _BuildDependencies task, then save the file.  Finally restart Visual Studio.
Comment 1 Jonathan Pryor 2013-07-11 15:34:15 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 12938 ***