Bug 58706 - Xamarin.Build.Download not working with msbuild and Linux
Summary: Xamarin.Build.Download not working with msbuild and Linux
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Tools and Addins ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Linux
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Assignee: Greg Munn
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Reported: 2017-08-10 18:01 UTC by Dylan Borg
Modified: 2017-08-10 19:05 UTC (History)
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Description Dylan Borg 2017-08-10 18:01:07 UTC
I have XA installed using the usual steps of make prepare, make , make install. I opted to use msbuild due to using a custom compiler (not c#) (had success with XA in the past) by setting MSBUILD=msbuild. 

I have included the usual android support libraries, but am facing issues with XBD. It is not automatically fetching the aar files (can be forced using the _XamamrinBuildDownload target) and it is not including the libraries in the build. As a result AAPT is failing to find resources making the build fail prematurely.
Comment 1 Dylan Borg 2017-08-10 19:05:23 UTC
The android support libraries switched away from XBD, back to teh old way of embedding native resources in nupkgs. I am therefore closing this.