Bug 28432 - Disable ability to select the option to create an IPA for iPhoneSimulator builds.
Summary: Disable ability to select the option to create an IPA for iPhoneSimulator bui...
Status: RESOLVED NOT_ON_ROADMAP
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 3.9
Hardware: PC Windows
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Reported: 2015-03-25 20:42 UTC by Jon Goldberger [MSFT]
Modified: 2015-10-19 10:40 UTC (History)
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Description Jon Goldberger [MSFT] 2015-03-25 20:42:58 UTC
## Description

In Xamarin Studio (Mac) it is impossible to select the option to build an IPA for the iPhoneSimulatorPlatform, but in Visual Studio you can... however the IPA is not built (expected as there is no need for a simulator build of an IPA). This may cause confusion as users might expect an IPA to be generated when it is not.

Would it be possible to disable the iPhoneSimulator platform so it can't be selected in the Platform drop-down in the Project Properties -> iOS IPA Options settings page?
Comment 2 Joaquin Jares 2015-10-19 10:40:20 UTC
We have that option enabled because we need to be able to unselect it if it's selected, and it would be weird to disable as soon as it is selected. We know it's not the best option, but it is absolutely by design.