Bug 8376 - Support Resource Aliases
Summary: Support Resource Aliases
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: MSBuild ()
Version: 4.5.x
Hardware: PC All
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: dean.ellis
URL:
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Blocks:
 
Reported: 2012-11-13 15:54 UTC by Jonathan Pryor
Modified: 2012-11-15 10:29 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description Jonathan Pryor 2012-11-13 15:54:57 UTC
Context: http://lists.ximian.com/pipermail/monodroid/2012-September/012310.html

The //resources/item element can contain a body which can contain a @resource reference:

http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/resources/more-resources.html#Id
http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/resources/more-resources.html#IntegerArray
http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/resources/more-resources.html#TypedArray

We need to fixup these resource references so that they refer to the actual Android resource names that we use, which may not be what the user specified.
Comment 4 dean.ellis 2012-11-15 10:29:40 UTC
Fixed in master/4117086848

The fix removes the filter that prevented processing of the
Resources/Values directory.

It also adds the ability to process the xml <item> elements
that it finds with a parent of

"resources", "interger-array" or "array"

If it finds a matching element which has a value which matches a
valid android resource it will lowercase the value to ensure
the resource can be resolved.