Bug 6466 - Rebuild if project has been moved
Summary: Rebuild if project has been moved
Status: RESOLVED NOT_ON_ROADMAP
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: iOS add-in ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Jeffrey Stedfast
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Reported: 2012-08-08 08:30 UTC by Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT]
Modified: 2014-02-10 15:43 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT] 2012-08-08 08:30:55 UTC
When the following conditions are met:
* Project has already been built (for the simulator).
* Project is moved to another directory.
* mtouch creates symlinks instead of copying files (to make the build faster).

This happens when the project is executed (in the simulator) [1]: 
https://gist.github.com/5d9224ac3b65c254cf72

MonoTouch will show a better error message, asking the user to rebuild his project, but the real fix is have MonoDevelop automatically rebuild the project when these conditions are met.
Comment 2 Jeffrey Stedfast 2013-04-02 17:12:21 UTC
wouldn't this be an mtouch bug? mtouch should probably check that the symlinks it creates are still valid before launching
Comment 3 Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT] 2013-04-02 17:27:43 UTC
As mentioned in the description, mtouch will ask the user to rebuild his project when this happens (but the best thing would be for XS to rebuild automatically).

But if XS can't rebuild automatically we can close this as won't fix.