Bug 3564 - Add support for automatically updating the MonoTouch docs with Apple docs
Summary: Add support for automatically updating the MonoTouch docs with Apple docs
Status: RESOLVED FEATURE
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: iOS add-in ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal enhancement
Target Milestone: Future Cycle (TBD)
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2012-02-21 13:02 UTC by Miguel de Icaza [MSFT]
Modified: 2017-07-19 23:56 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Miguel de Icaza [MSFT] 2012-02-21 13:02:30 UTC
Currently, if the user installs MonoTouch before they install Xcode's documentation, his documentation will be empty.

We should do a few things:

* Warn the user if his docs were not properly populated on MonoDevelop launch.

* If we detect that the docs were installed, we should ask the user to run the docfixer tool (requires root to update the results)
Comment 1 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-02-21 14:09:02 UTC
Basically, in pseudocode, it would go:

If (mtime (apple_docs) > mtime (monotouch_docs)) {
    TellUserDocsNeedToBeUpdated ();
    RunAsRoot (docfixer);
}

I don't think we need to check whether docfixer was run, if the user doesn't have Xcode at all that'll be handled by other checks.
Comment 2 Dominic N [MSFT] 2017-07-19 23:56:54 UTC
If there is any additional information you'd like to contribute, please comment on this report. This enhancement request has been noted and will now be closed.

Thank you everyone for the feedback.