Bug 42107 - VS breaks in an irrecoverable way if the android sdk is missing/corrupt
Summary: VS breaks in an irrecoverable way if the android sdk is missing/corrupt
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Highest critical
Target Milestone: 4.1.3 (C7SR2)
Assignee: Juan Marcelo Tondato
URL:
Depends on:
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Reported: 2016-06-23 12:09 UTC by Alan McGovern
Modified: 2016-08-02 19:49 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Alan McGovern 2016-06-23 12:09:27 UTC
There are three things in this gist.

1) The data in the `Output` pane from the VS instance where i was debugging
2) The output from the log file VS generates when it can't load stuff
3) A screenshot of the options window

https://gist.github.com/alanmcgovern/c1186ce64cae18ee8bc43f4aecf12922

If something has gone wrong and the android SDK is missing or corrupt then the android addin breaks so badly you can't even fix the problem. The `Xamarin` section of the VS preferences can't even load up anymore which means we can't even change the SDK to a valid path.

Also all of the menu items in `Tools -> Android` are non-functional and do nothing when clicked. I was trying to upgrade/reinstall my sdks but i couldn't do it that way.
Comment 1 xamarin-release-manager 2016-08-02 19:14:11 UTC
Fixed in version 4.1.2.11 (cycle7)

Author: jmt
Commit: 6ace267af6fd1c34518774eeed4b7af9474be9d0 (xamarin/XamarinVS)
Comment 2 xamarin-release-manager 2016-08-02 19:49:06 UTC
Fixed in version 4.2.0.423 (cycle8)

Author: jmt
Commit: 85037197fc1c63061506e70ab71b0862f651005f (xamarin/XamarinVS)