Bug 53172 - Include option for Azure bits required for Connected Templates in the VS2017 Xamarin Workload
Summary: Include option for Azure bits required for Connected Templates in the VS2017 ...
Status: RESOLVED ANSWERED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Installer ()
Version: 4.3.0 (C9)
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: 15.5
Assignee: vga
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Reported: 2017-03-08 23:07 UTC by Ben Beckley
Modified: 2017-08-31 20:30 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Ben Beckley 2017-03-08 23:07:28 UTC
Similar to how there is an optional UWP component in the Xamarin workload, it would be nice to have the same option for the Azure bits that we need. Victor has already looked into finding exactly what components these are, but hasn't quite nailed them down yet[0]. This means that we would need to include the Azure Workload in its entirety -- which is about 6GB.

Reproduction Steps:
1) Start VS2017 installer
2) Select the Xamarin Workload
3) Observe the optional components on the right
Actual: There is no optional component for the Azure bits required for Connected Templates.
Expected: Ideally the specific component(s) required for developing Connected Templates.

This is reproducible using the VS2017 RTW installer 1.5.30227.2