Bug 13774 - Xamarin Studio to preserve last n Updates from all channels to allow fast version switching
Summary: Xamarin Studio to preserve last n Updates from all channels to allow fast ver...
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Updater ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Low enhancement
Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT]
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Reported: 2013-08-06 05:55 UTC by Henning
Modified: 2014-02-12 22:01 UTC (History)
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Description Henning 2013-08-06 05:55:22 UTC
Hi, 

Sorry I don´t know how to mark this as a Feature request - This is not a bug.

I need to switch constantly between the iOS 6 and 7 SDK and have to download the corresponding updates every time again with a slow connection. Is there a possibility to easily switch between Versions instead of switching the channels and download them all over again?

If not I hereby request something like this.

This also could help speed up to pin point errors if they happen in one monotouch version but not the other.

Thank you very much!


Henning
Comment 1 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2013-08-07 19:19:25 UTC
It's more likely that we'd allow having multiple XA/XI versions installed.
Comment 2 Henning 2013-08-08 03:07:02 UTC
That would be the better solution! Thanks for your response!
Comment 3 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2014-02-12 22:01:44 UTC
Implemented. We keep the last 7 days of downloads in the cache folder, and use them when switching channels.