Bug 23107 - Android device doesn't show up with multiple startup projects selected
Summary: Android device doesn't show up with multiple startup projects selected
Status: CLOSED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Debugger ()
Version: 3.4
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: 4.3.0 (C9)
Assignee: Bugzilla
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2014-09-17 13:43 UTC by Jeremy Kolb
Modified: 2017-03-03 21:34 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description Jeremy Kolb 2014-09-17 13:43:40 UTC
If I go to the build settings of the solution and set up multiple startup projects the android device is not populated and I can't run the Android program.
Comment 1 Arpit Jha 2014-11-04 06:18:52 UTC
We have checked this issue and observed that when I set Multiple startup project 
and when we deploy the application getting a popup "To set Mainlauncher="true"" and able to see device in dropdown.

Screencast regarding same:
http://screencast.com/t/HRIIZkJRY5X

Please let me know If I missed anything to reproduce it?

Environment Info:
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013
Version 12.0.30723.00 Update 3
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.5.50938

Installed Version: Professional


Xamarin   3.7.248.0 (8ca7d11db8a6f874c6cd2de6d9ca0f511867ce91)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Android   4.18.1.3 (5474129af31e9d3a86cb7482c7c5c7a30ad315f1)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.iOS   8.4.0.0 (209abebbd8f1a292d042420edb45fa5fbd3f017b)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.
Comment 2 Jeremy Kolb 2014-11-10 10:34:11 UTC
I forgot a crucial piece of information.  Make one of those a non-android project.

Another way to reproduce this is if you have an Android project and a Windows Phone project in the same solution.  If the Windows Phone project is set as the startup project and you right click on the Android project and choose "Debug -> Start New Instance" the project will not launch.
Comment 3 Jeremy Kolb 2015-03-04 16:31:49 UTC
I provided the info
Comment 4 Saurabh 2015-04-03 05:42:36 UTC
I have checked this Issue with solution having Android and Windows projects. and observed that:

1. When multiple start-up project is selected in solution configuration and user right click android project->Debug->Start another Instance, Project does not start to debug. as shown in screncast: http://www.screencast.com/t/oTSnQodlE 

2. When Windows project is set as start-up and user user right click android project->Debug->Start another Instance, Project does not start to debug. as shown in screncast: http://www.screencast.com/t/ndedXENaVH

Build Output: https://gist.github.com/AkhileshKumar01/a8e53a9cb13d0f79aea2

Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013
Version 12.0.31101.00 Update 4
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.6.00030

Installed Version: Professional

LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2013   06177-004-0446016-02571
Microsoft LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2013

Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2013   06177-004-0446016-02571
Microsoft Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2013

Visual Basic 2013   06177-004-0446016-02571
Microsoft Visual Basic 2013

Visual C# 2013   06177-004-0446016-02571
Microsoft Visual C# 2013

Visual C++ 2013   06177-004-0446016-02571
Microsoft Visual C++ 2013

Visual F# 2013   06177-004-0446016-02571
Microsoft Visual F# 2013

Visual Studio 2013 Code Analysis Spell Checker   06177-004-0446016-02571
Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2013 Code Analysis Spell Checker

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Windows Phone SDK 8.0 - ENU   06177-004-0446016-02571
Windows Phone SDK 8.0 - ENU

Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio Package   1.0
Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio

ASP.NET and Web Tools   12.4.51016.0
Microsoft Web Developer Tools contains the following components:
Support for creating and opening ASP.NET web projects
Browser Link: A communication channel between Visual Studio and browsers
Editor extensions for HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Page Inspector: Inspection tool for ASP.NET web projects
Scaffolding: A framework for building and running code generators
Server Explorer extensions for Microsoft Azure Websites
Web publishing: Extensions for publishing ASP.NET web projects to hosting providers, on-premises servers, or Microsoft Azure

ASP.NET Web Frameworks and Tools 2012.2   4.1.21001.0
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ASP.NET Web Frameworks and Tools 2013   5.2.21010.0
For additional information, visit http://www.asp.net/

Common Azure Tools   1.3
Provides common services for use by Azure Mobile Services and Microsoft Azure Tools.

Microsoft Advertising SDK for Windows Phone   
Microsoft Advertising SDK for Windows Phone
Build 

Microsoft Azure Mobile Services Tools   1.3
Microsoft Azure Mobile Services Tools

NuGet Package Manager   2.8.50926.663
NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet, visit http://docs.nuget.org/.

Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 ENU   12.0.30626
Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 ENU

PowerShell Tools   1.3
Provides file classification services using PowerShell

PreEmptive Analytics Visualizer   1.2
Microsoft Visual Studio extension to visualize aggregated summaries from the PreEmptive Analytics product.

SQL Server Data Tools   12.0.41012.0
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools

Windows Phone 8.1 SDK Integration   1.0
This package integrates the tools for the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK into the menus and controls of Visual Studio.

Workflow Manager Tools 1.0   1.0
This package contains the necessary Visual Studio integration components for Workflow Manager.

Xamarin   3.11.271.0 (e36ba35)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Android   5.1.0.99 (e81edcfee3152b5892337b8741d8da28f9ee74b1)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Forms Intellisense   1.0
Provides intellisense for Xamarin.Forms in the XML editor.

Xamarin.iOS   8.10.0.0 (3abf86b113ef9dd7c6aaf53c4c47bdb39ae526b9)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.

Xamarin.iOS Unified Migration   1.0
Automated migration for Xamarin iOS Classic projects to Unified
Comment 5 Jeremy Kolb 2016-04-06 16:21:05 UTC
This is still a frustrating issue.
Comment 6 Juan Marcelo Tondato 2016-08-19 14:46:11 UTC
Multiple startup project is not a supported scenario for us at the moment. We do have plans on enabling it at some point in the future but not right now. Moving the bug to C9 just not to lose track of it. That doesn't necessarily mean it will be solved in cycle 9.
Comment 7 Joaquin Jares 2016-12-20 13:59:02 UTC
This now works in alpha. The procedure is to set the proper simulators and then set multi-startup, since we don't have a proper UI for changing devices in the startup UI. Marking as resolved/fixed.