Bug 14294 - Identity and provisioning profile is not used during remote build
Summary: Identity and provisioning profile is not used during remote build
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 1.4.x
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dominique Louis
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Reported: 2013-08-28 14:14 UTC by Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant)
Modified: 2013-09-20 10:31 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Description Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant) 2013-08-28 14:14:27 UTC
Reported on behalf of a user.

Summary:
The Remote Build seems to be ignoring the "iOS Bundle Signing" Identity and Provisioning Profile as set in the project properties. Perhaps I'm missing some simple step?

Steps to reproduce:
1. Create a new iPhone HelloWorld application in Visual Studio.
2. Switch to the Ad-Hoc build configuration.
3. Open the project properties, and set the "Identity" and "Provisioning profile" to use a _Distribution_ profile. 
4. Save the project properties.
5. Select "Build -> Build IPA".
6. Unzip the resulting IPA on the build server, and run `codesign -dvv` on the `.app` directory.


Result:
The `.app` is signed with a _Developer_ identity instead of a _Distribution_ identity. In brief testing, it looked like this was also true when using the Release or AppStore build configurations ("Build -> Deploy HelloWorld"). Selecting "Distribution (Automatic)" vs. picking specific Identities and Profiles did not change the result.


Expected result:
The `.app` is singed with the _Distribution_ identity. This is the result with Xamarin Studio on Mac.


Version information:
Xamarin.iOS 1.4.2
Windows 7
.NET 4.5.50709
VS 2012 11.0.50727.1 RTMREL

Build server:
Xamarin.iOS 6.4.4.12
Xcode 4.6.3
Comment 1 Dominique Louis 2013-09-03 05:00:50 UTC
This is a known issue and I'm working on a fix for it.
I believe this is the issue reported here to - http://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/5753/create-ipa-from-vs/p2
Comment 2 Dominique Louis 2013-09-20 10:31:10 UTC
I've just pushed a fix for this. Need to do more local testing before handing it over to the QA team.