Bug 30362 - Warn against using SDK Location with Space
Summary: Warn against using SDK Location with Space
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 54683
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: MSBuild ()
Version: 6.0.0
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jonathan Pryor
URL:
Depends on: 52336 33052
Blocks:
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Reported: 2015-05-22 12:28 UTC by Cody Beyer (MSFT)
Modified: 2017-06-28 16:39 UTC (History)
11 users (show)

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RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 54683

Description Cody Beyer (MSFT) 2015-05-22 12:28:18 UTC
### Description

Having a space in the path to the Android SDK can cause build issues such as:

>Expecting class path separator ';' before '\Android\android-sdk\build-tools\22.0.1\lib\shrinkedAndroid.jar'

We should warn users to considering placing the SDK in a non-spaced location

### Version

Xamarin 3.11.445
Xamarin.Android 5.1.0.115
Comment 2 Michel Moorlag 2017-06-14 07:49:00 UTC
I only have this issue when I enable multi-dex. But since the android-sdk folder is default in Proram space Files(x86) this is really annoying. Had to move the Android-sdk folder to a non-spaced location before I could enable multi-dex. Also I lost time to google this and I found the solution here. Xamarin should be able to handle spaced loctions of the android sdk in my opinion.
Comment 3 Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant) 2017-06-14 19:36:28 UTC
> Xamarin should be able to handle spaced loctions of the android sdk in my opinion.
## Cross-reference

That is the topic of Bug 33052, marked as a "Depends on" for this bug.
Comment 4 Jon Douglas [MSFT] 2017-06-28 16:39:50 UTC
I believe this specific issue is fixed as per the status of https://bugzilla.xamarin.com/show_bug.cgi?id=33052

However there is a more broader issue of other items such as the overall path hygiene

https://bugzilla.xamarin.com/show_bug.cgi?id=54683

Thus I am marking this bug as a duplicate of #54683 as there are many more items that need to be cleaned up other than the SDK including a space in the path. There's also an issue if the NDK gets installed in a space in path.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 54683 ***