Bug 58881 - "a.b.c" project fails to build w\ msbuild
Summary: "a.b.c" project fails to build w\ msbuild
Status: IN_PROGRESS
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin.Mac
Classification: Desktop
Component: MSBuild ()
Version: Master
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: 15.7
Assignee: Ankit Jain
URL:
Depends on:
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Reported: 2017-08-18 15:03 UTC by Chris Hamons
Modified: 2018-01-18 23:17 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description Chris Hamons 2017-08-18 15:03:58 UTC
- Create a new XM project with the name of "A.B.C"
- Build with xbuild a.b.c.sln - Works
- Build again with msbuild a.b.c.sln - Fails with 

"/Users/donblas/Projects/a.b.c/a.b.c.sln" (default target) (1) ->
"/Users/donblas/Projects/a.b.c/a.b.c.csproj" (default target) (2) ->
(_CopyContentToBundle target) -> 
  /Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/External/xbuild/Xamarin/Mac/Xamarin.Mac.Common.targets(267,3): error : The number of DestinationFiles must match the number of SourceFiles. [/Users/donblas/Projects/a.b.c/a.b.c.csproj]
Comment 1 Ankit Jain 2017-08-19 20:12:18 UTC
Can you share more details? mono and msbuild version? XM version? And attach the diag log.

It works for me with:
mono 5.4.0.35
Xamarin.Mac Version: 3.8.0.3
Comment 3 Ankit Jain 2017-08-28 04:49:45 UTC
I can reproduce this now.
Comment 4 Ankit Jain 2018-01-18 23:17:38 UTC
This is a msbuild bug. The issue is that the app name contains a single quote (`'`), which breaks item transforms.

Upstream issue filed: https://github.com/Microsoft/msbuild/issues/2879