Bug 26878 - Android Sample for LoginScreen component fails to build.
Summary: Android Sample for LoginScreen component fails to build.
Status: RESOLVED ANSWERED
Alias: None
Product: Components
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Xamarin Components ()
Version: N/A
Hardware: PC Windows
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Assignee: Bill Holmes
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Reported: 2015-02-09 15:20 UTC by Jon Goldberger [MSFT]
Modified: 2015-04-27 13:14 UTC (History)
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Description Jon Goldberger [MSFT] 2015-02-09 15:20:02 UTC
## When trying to build the Android sample for the LoginScreen component, build fails with error:

> Error	1	Unexpected error - Please file a bug report at http://bugzilla.xamarin.com. Reason: Could not find a part of the path "C:\Users\apple\Documents\XamarinSupportProjects\AndroidApp\Components\loginscreen-1.4.1\samples\LoginScreen.Android.Sample\obj\Debug\__library_projects__\Xamarin.Controls.LoginScreen.Android\library_project_imports\res\drawable-xhdpi\button_login_pressed.9.png"	LoginScreen.Android.Sample


## Steps to reproduce:

1. Open the Android sample app in Visual Studio for the LoginScreen component from our component store.
2. Build the project,

Expected result: App will build.

Actual result: build fails with error above.


## Note: I was able to get around this by creating a new Android app project and just copying in the Main.axml file, the testCredentialProvider.cs file change namespace to namespace for new project), and Activity1.cs from the sample project (changing namespace to namespace for new project.) After doing the above the project built and the login screen could be launched.
Comment 1 Bill Holmes 2015-04-27 13:14:23 UTC
The issue is that the build process is hitting MAX_PATH and not generating all the resources needed a build time.  

The workaround to this Windows restriction is to move the project closer to the root of your drive.  

I was able to reproduce the error you reported by recreating the same directory structure, then I moved the project to C:\Code\loginscreen-1.4.1\samples\LoginScreen.Android.Sample and it compiled fine.