Bug 30932 - Stop spawning new command windows repeatedly when AOT+LLVM is enabled
Summary: Stop spawning new command windows repeatedly when AOT+LLVM is enabled
Status: VERIFIED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2015-06-09 04:47 UTC by Tomasz Cielecki
Modified: 2016-12-23 08:31 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description Tomasz Cielecki 2015-06-09 04:47:40 UTC
When building apk's with AOT and LLVM enabled the build process spawns and closes a lot of windows command windows. These windows steal focus from anything else you are doing which renders the computer useless while you are building. Please stop this.

Steps to reproduce:
Go to your Application Project options and in Android Options enable AOT and LLVM.

What happens:
Windows command windows appear and disappear repeatedly, stealing focus from any other window

What is expected to happen:
Either one or no windows appear, as they are not providing any useful information, at all...
Comment 1 Rajneesh Kumar 2015-07-01 07:23:24 UTC
I tried to reproduce this issue but not able to reproduce this. To reproduce this issue I have followed the steps and instruction provided in bug description.

Steps I followed:

1. Create an android app in VS.
2. Set configuration to release mode.
3. Go to properties and enavled AOT and LLVM.
4. Build the application.

Screencast: http://www.screencast.com/t/ihgje51VXyV1

I observed that no any command windows appear on building the application. Please let me know that what steps I am missing to reproduce this issue ? Or you are getting this issue in a specific project so please attach, that would be very helpful to reproduce this issue at our end.

Thanks..! 

Environment Info:

Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013
Version 12.0.31101.00 Update 4
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.5.50938

Installed Version: Professional

LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2013   06177-004-0446016-02381
Microsoft LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2013

Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2013   06177-004-0446016-02381
Microsoft Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2013

Visual Basic 2013   06177-004-0446016-02381
Microsoft Visual Basic 2013

Visual C# 2013   06177-004-0446016-02381
Microsoft Visual C# 2013

Visual C++ 2013   06177-004-0446016-02381
Microsoft Visual C++ 2013

Visual F# 2013   06177-004-0446016-02381
Microsoft Visual F# 2013

Visual Studio 2013 Code Analysis Spell Checker   06177-004-0446016-02381
Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2013 Code Analysis Spell Checker

Portions of International CorrectSpell™ spelling correction system © 1993 by Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products N.V. All rights reserved.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition Copyright © 1992 Houghton Mifflin Company. Electronic version licensed from Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products N.V. All rights reserved.

Windows Phone SDK 8.0 - ENU   06177-004-0446016-02381
Windows Phone SDK 8.0 - ENU

Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio Package   1.0
Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio

ASP.NET and Web Tools   12.4.51016.0
Microsoft Web Developer Tools contains the following components:
Support for creating and opening ASP.NET web projects
Browser Link: A communication channel between Visual Studio and browsers
Editor extensions for HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Page Inspector: Inspection tool for ASP.NET web projects
Scaffolding: A framework for building and running code generators
Server Explorer extensions for Microsoft Azure Websites
Web publishing: Extensions for publishing ASP.NET web projects to hosting providers, on-premises servers, or Microsoft Azure

ASP.NET Web Frameworks and Tools 2012.2   4.1.21001.0
For additional information, visit http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=309563

ASP.NET Web Frameworks and Tools 2013   5.2.21010.0
For additional information, visit http://www.asp.net/

Common Azure Tools   1.3
Provides common services for use by Azure Mobile Services and Microsoft Azure Tools.

Microsoft Advertising SDK for Windows Phone   
Microsoft Advertising SDK for Windows Phone
Build 

Microsoft Azure Mobile Services Tools   1.3
Microsoft Azure Mobile Services Tools

NuGet Package Manager   2.8.50926.663
NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet, visit http://docs.nuget.org/.

Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 ENU   12.0.30626
Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 ENU

PowerShell Tools   1.3
Provides file classification services using PowerShell

PreEmptive Analytics Visualizer   1.2
Microsoft Visual Studio extension to visualize aggregated summaries from the PreEmptive Analytics product.

SQL Server Data Tools   12.0.41012.0
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools

Windows Phone 8.1 SDK Integration   1.0
This package integrates the tools for the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK into the menus and controls of Visual Studio.

Workflow Manager Tools 1.0   1.0
This package contains the necessary Visual Studio integration components for Workflow Manager.

Xamarin   3.11.666.0 (ebae43a)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Android   5.1.4.16 (5f55a9ef61c11b6ce0890bc91e4c71b1b92be214)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Forms Intellisense   1.0
Provides intellisense for Xamarin.Forms in the XML editor.

Xamarin.iOS   8.10.2.0 (67b390d0d1bd741582cf7b7fd3ffea08583a3f83)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.

Xamarin.iOS Unified Migration   1.0
Automated migration for Xamarin iOS Classic projects to Unified

Xamarin.TestCloud.Integration   1.0
Early preview of Xamarin Test Cloud integration
Comment 2 Jose Gallardo 2016-12-22 22:23:54 UTC
Resolving tentatively as Fixed, given that there are many improvements added to the Android build system since the bug was reported.
Please feel free to reopen it if needed.

Thanks