[Mono-bugs] [Bug 653385] New: Allow MetaDataAttribute to create //application/meta-data tag

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           Summary: Allow MetaDataAttribute to create
                    //application/meta-data tag
    Classification: Mono
           Product: MonoDroid
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: Enhancement
          Priority: P5 - None
         Component: Class Libraries
        AssignedTo: mkestner at novell.com
        ReportedBy: danomania at gmail.com
         QAContact: mono-bugs at lists.ximian.com
          Found By: ---
           Blocker: ---

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:
Gecko/20101026 Firefox/3.6.12

In order for the hardware search button to be enabled for your application, a
//application/meta-data tag need to be included in the AndroidManifest.xml
file. It would be nice if the MetaDataAttribute could be used to add this tag.
It should probably also be valid in the same contexts as the

It should be documented here,
http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/manifest/meta-data-element.html, but
it isn't. It is documented in the SearchableDatabase sample

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:

Expected Results:  
Something like this:

<manifest ...>
<application ...>
    <!-- Points to searchable activity so the whole app can invoke search. -->
    <meta-data android:name="android.app.default_searchable"
        android:value=".SearchableDictionary" />

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