Bug 57247 - Native Static Reference (.a) source file ends up with 0 Kb after build
Summary: Native Static Reference (.a) source file ends up with 0 Kb after build
Status: VERIFIED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 4.4.0 (15.1)
Hardware: PC Windows
: High normal
Target Milestone: 15.3
Assignee: Emanuel
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Reported: 2017-06-07 15:14 UTC by Emanuel
Modified: 2017-07-12 07:41 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Emanuel 2017-06-07 15:14:03 UTC
This bug is based on the following comments of bug 43316:
- https://bugzilla.xamarin.com/show_bug.cgi?id=43316#c17
- https://bugzilla.xamarin.com/show_bug.cgi?id=43316#c19

Steps to reproduce:
1) Create an iOS project.
2) Add a Native Static Reference (*.a file)
3) Build your project while connected to a Mac server.

Expected Result:
- Project builds and *.a source file is not modified.

Actual Result:
- Project builds successfully, but *.a source file is replaced by a 0 Kb file.

Source file meaning the *.a file added to the project ({ProjectDir}\Native References\*.a).
Comment 1 xamarin-release-manager 2017-06-07 20:15:50 UTC
Fixed in version 4.7.0.13 (master)

Author: Emanuel
Commit: 2640712181e049482b31cebf7ab83c3c7f7d17cf (xamarin/XamarinVS)