Bug 16795 - Custom UI is not instantiating
Summary: Custom UI is not instantiating
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 16377
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Mono runtime / AOT Compiler ()
Version: 4.8.x
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
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Assignee: Jonathan Pryor
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Reported: 2013-12-13 22:31 UTC by Paul Johnson
Modified: 2013-12-17 12:51 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 16377

Description Paul Johnson 2013-12-13 22:31:34 UTC
As described at http://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/comment/37957#Comment_37957, I have created a custom spinner which should be instantiated when called from a reference in the design axml file.

The code crashing as the instance has not been created (or has been garbage collected way too early - not sure which).

using Xam.Android 4.10.2 (alpha) on a Mac Mini (OSX.9)
Comment 1 Jonathan Pryor 2013-12-16 15:11:17 UTC
This is probably a dupe of Bug #16377.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 16377 ***
Comment 2 Paul Johnson 2013-12-16 17:33:58 UTC
Urgh - I can't access #16377
Comment 3 Jonathan Pryor 2013-12-17 12:51:31 UTC
The bug is that the .ctor(IntPtr, JniHandleOwnership) is invoked, but _not_ the e.g. View(Context) constructor, which causes all manner of breakage.

This has since been fixed, and will be present in the 4.11/4.12 series. Luck willing, we'll have a beta out before the end of the year...