Bug 52669 - Xamarin inspector not loading
Summary: Xamarin inspector not loading
Status: RESOLVED ANSWERED
Alias: None
Product: Workbooks & Inspector
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Client: Visual Inspector ()
Version: 1.1.1
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: xamarininteractive
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2017-02-22 16:29 UTC by Alvaro Rivoir
Modified: 2017-02-22 18:39 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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2017-02-22 17:31 UTC, Alvaro Rivoir
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Description Alvaro Rivoir 2017-02-22 16:29:45 UTC
When loading Xamarin Inspector, which opens Xamarin workbooks, I'm getting this exception "Could not load file or assembly 'Xamarin.Interactive.Wpf'"
Comment 1 Sandy Armstrong [MSFT] 2017-02-22 16:47:55 UTC
Can you give exact steps? I don't know what you mean by "loading Xamarin Inspector".

Can you attach your log file from:
   %LOCALAPPDATA%\Xamarin\Inspector\logs\Xamarin Inspector {date}.log

What version of Windows are you using?
Comment 2 Alvaro Rivoir 2017-02-22 17:13:31 UTC
It just fail when it's open, you only have to open it. Clicking in Visual studio inspector icon.

Windows 10.0.19393
Comment 3 Sandy Armstrong [MSFT] 2017-02-22 17:20:17 UTC
Thanks. Can you please attach the log file as well?
Comment 4 Alvaro Rivoir 2017-02-22 17:31:58 UTC
Created attachment 19905 [details]
Log file
Comment 5 Sandy Armstrong [MSFT] 2017-02-22 17:40:22 UTC
Alvaro, do you have Inspector/Workbooks 1.1.1 installed on your Mac build host?

The version installed on Mac and Windows must match exactly.

We are improving this in a future release, but for today, you need to keep them in sync.
Comment 6 Alvaro Rivoir 2017-02-22 17:47:52 UTC
No, it's not the same version. I tried to update the mac app but there is no "install" button, only "skip this version", "remember later" or "Learn more..." which drives you to a 404 broken link. How it is it supposed to work?
Comment 7 Sandy Armstrong [MSFT] 2017-02-22 17:58:09 UTC
The symptoms you describe show that you have 1.0 installed on Mac, not 1.1.1.

That 404 is something we need to fix. Thanks for pointing it out. I will get the web team to fix the redirect.

You can download and install 1.1.1 from https://dl.xamarin.com/interactive/XamarinInteractive-1.1.1.0.pkg.
Comment 8 Alvaro Rivoir 2017-02-22 18:28:11 UTC
Updating the mac app worked. Please fix the windows client to alert about a different version. It's frustrating using a tool that stop working when you update it.
Comment 9 Sandy Armstrong [MSFT] 2017-02-22 18:31:57 UTC
Great!

Yes, we are fixing the experience here. Sorry for the trouble.
Comment 10 Sandy Armstrong [MSFT] 2017-02-22 18:39:16 UTC
And as a general note, the redirect on the Learn More button is now fixed as well, so auto-updates from 1.0 will work again.