Bug 35204 - Generated .g.cs files for XAML have incorrect namespace for custom ContentViews
Summary: Generated .g.cs files for XAML have incorrect namespace for custom ContentViews
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Forms ()
Version: 1.5.2
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2015-10-23 10:24 UTC by John Miller [MSFT]
Modified: 2015-10-23 12:08 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Sample Project (7.54 KB, application/zip)
2015-10-23 10:24 UTC, John Miller [MSFT]
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Description John Miller [MSFT] 2015-10-23 10:24:26 UTC
Created attachment 13505 [details]
Sample Project

**Overview:**

   After updating from 1.5.0, the generated .g.cs files for XAML views are generating with a namespace of global::Xamarin.Forms.

**Steps to Reproduce:**

   1. Build the attached PCL in XS on a Mac

**Actual Results:**

   Build error, similar to:

*.xaml.g.cs(64,64): Error CS0234: The type or namespace name `CustomView' does not exist in the namespace `Xamarin.Forms'. Are you missing an assembly reference? (CS0234)

**Expected Results:**

   The generated file should use the projects namespace where the "CustomView" lives, and not generate the .g.cs file with a Xamarin.Forms namespace. 

**Build Date & Platform:**

   XF 1.5.1 - XF 1.5.2-pre1

**Additional Information:**

   Downgrade the project back to Xamarin.Forms 1.5.0, and the issue goes away.
Comment 1 John Miller [MSFT] 2015-10-23 12:08:25 UTC
Possibly related to whatever bug was fixed mentioned here: http://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/comment/160024/#Comment_160024

It seems the XAML is wrong in this sample, and needs to be update to this: 

<local:GOContentView xmlns="http://xamarin.com/schemas/2014/forms" xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2009/xaml" xmlns:local="clr-namespace:FormsTesting" x:Class="FormsTesting.CostLevelView">
	<GOContentView.Content>
	</GOContentView.Content>
</local:GOContentView>

Note* Added the "local" prefix and xmlns definition.