Bug 23707 - Unable to update existing project to Unified API
Summary: Unable to update existing project to Unified API
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 3.7
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: John Miller [MSFT]
URL:
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Blocks:
 
Reported: 2014-10-09 10:36 UTC by John Miller [MSFT]
Modified: 2016-12-22 19:04 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Description John Miller [MSFT] 2014-10-09 10:36:15 UTC
**Overview:**

   Visual Studio will continue to target monotouch even after following the steps here for referencing Xamarin.iOS: http://developer.xamarin.com/guides/cross-platform/macios/updating_ios_apps/

**Steps to Reproduce:**

   Follow the steps here for updating an existing classic API project: http://developer.xamarin.com/guides/cross-platform/macios/updating_ios_apps/

**Actual Results:**

   VS still uses monotouch.dll 

**Expected Results:**

   The project should be referencing Xamarin.ioS.dll

**Build Date & Platform:**

   VS 3.7

**Additional Information:**

   Attached is a sample and a video of the steps taken. (Open the .swf in chrome to view)
Comment 2 Ram Chandra 2014-10-09 11:51:21 UTC
I have checked this issue and with the help of bug description I am able to reproduce this issue.

When I follow the following doc, I am not able to update classic API project to unified API project.

"http://developer.xamarin.com/guides/cross-platform/macios/updating_ios_apps/"

Steps I followed:

1. Create classic API  "Class Library( iOS | Classic API ) project.
2. Update  the "project Guid" from csproject to "FEACFBD2-3405-455C-9665-78FE426C6842".
3. Remove the "MonoTouch" library.
4. Add the "Xamarin.iOS" library

I observed that application is still targeting to "MonoTouch".  I also observed that when I update the "Xamarin.iOS" it still display "MonoTouch" library but I have already removed the "MonoTouch" library and added the "Xamarin.iOS" library from reference.   

Note: I have also checked the same with XS on Mac environment and observed that I am able to update 
classic API project to unified API project.

Environment Info:

Windows Info :

Windows 7
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013
Version 12.0.30723.00 Update 3
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.5.50938

Installed Version: Professional
Xamarin   3.8.13.0 (bac482f9243027fe741cdc40d8b896113d34cf7f)
Xamarin.Android   4.18.0.34 (3b7ef0a796e8744972c48034403a6e7cb7ec189e)
Xamarin.iOS   8.2.0.0 (13fec5ef6bd1d2992ae58cc5147d0e3f988792ca)

Mac Info: 

Mac OS X 10.9.5
Xamarin Studio : 5.5 (build 227)
Mono 3.10.0 ((detached/633e444)
GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)
Xcode 6.0.1 (6528)
Xamarin.iOS : 8.2.0.196 (Business Edition)
Comment 3 mag@xamarin.com 2016-12-22 19:04:53 UTC
Given that this is issue has been reported a long time ago and also now there is no more Classic API, I mark this issue as Resolved.

If there are still issues by converting old Classic API projects, please feel free to re open it