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Conservatorio can be run as a console or a GUI application. In the case of a console application, the first thing a user will see is a warning message stating that no machine.config could be loaded.
The launcher should either not care about this, or mmp should write out an empty machine.config if one was not otherwise specified. By default, one is not specified, nor is one written out to the bundle.
I have had to employ a hack to generate my own empty machine.config in order to suppress the warning on the console:
<Target Name="CustomizeAppBundle" AfterTargets="_CreateAppBundle">
<Exec Command="touch "$(AppBundleDir)/Contents/MonoBundle/machine.config"" />
This is rather annoying. My initial opinion is to remove the warning. It is literally useless for users, but I'm not 100% sure.
It appears fixed in master:
when I apply this patch to the sample to remove the work around:
Please reopen if I'm missing something.