Bug 5148 - Reference assemblies are delay-signed
Summary: Reference assemblies are delay-signed
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: BCL Class Libraries ()
Version: 4.2.x
Hardware: PC Windows
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Reported: 2012-05-17 16:16 UTC by Frank A. Krueger
Modified: 2013-05-15 17:10 UTC (History)
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Description Frank A. Krueger 2012-05-17 16:16:51 UTC
New in MfA 4.1 is delay-signed assemblies. These make it very hard to run unit tests that need to link to these assemblies.

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"\Program Files (x86)\Mono-2.10\bin\sn" -vf "C:\Program Files (x86)\Reference Assemblies\Microsoft\Framework\MonoAndroid\v2.1\OpenTK.dll"
Mono StrongName - version 2.10.0.0
StrongName utility for signing assemblies
Copyright 2002, 2003 Motus Technologies. Copyright 2004-2008 Novell. BSD licensed.

Assembly C:\Program Files (x86)\Reference Assemblies\Microsoft\Framework\MonoAndroid\v2.1\OpenTK.dll is delay-signed but not strongnamed

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jonp says on IRC: <@jonp> fak: as for Mono.Android.dll, looks like we're delay signing, then never signing. :-/

It would be great to get these things fully signed in the next MfA release so the unit testing can continue!

WORKAROUND:

Strong Name verification can be disabled using sn -Vr
Comment 1 PJ 2013-05-15 17:10:59 UTC
Fixed for 2.0