Bug 29509 - NativeReferencs of Xamarin.Mac Libraries top level exe depend on are not copied into MonoBundle
Summary: NativeReferencs of Xamarin.Mac Libraries top level exe depend on are not copi...
Status: RESOLVED ANSWERED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin.Mac
Classification: Desktop
Component: MSBuild ()
Version: 2.0.0
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Chris Hamons
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Reported: 2015-04-28 22:54 UTC by Chris Hamons
Modified: 2016-07-21 16:38 UTC (History)
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Comment 1 Chris Hamons 2016-07-21 16:38:44 UTC
Ok, I believe the use case behind this bug was fixed with the native reference / binding project work in 2.8.

If you have a native reference in a normal library, we don't copy that in, however if you have a native reference in a binding project library it is copied in.

Since the 99% use case is to use binding projects to wrap native libraries, I believe this is ok.

In the rare 1% use case, I believe using https://developer.xamarin.com/samples/mac/UseMSBuildToCopyFilesToBundleExample/ is acceptable.

Please reopen if this is unacceptable due to me missing a use case.