[Mono-dev] Is this by design?

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 16:36:01 EST 2009

On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 2:53 PM, Charlie Poole <charlie at nunit.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> The NUnit source contains separate solutions for VS2005, 2008, etc.
> Each solution contains multiple projects and each project contains
> multiple source folders under it. The actual source files are linked
> from each folder and show up under them in Solution Explorer.
> When I open these projects with MonoDevelop, they are all grouped
> as External Files and the individual folders don't show in the IDE.
> I see that MonoDevelop does support folders for source files that
> are actually contained under the directory containing the project
> and that files added in this way appear under their respective
> folders.
> Is the feature not supported for external files by design? If that's
> the case, can you suggest alternate structure that will allow me
> to support multiple solutions?

MonoDevelop doesn't currently support MSBuild file "links" properly,
as it ignores the target relative path. This is on my list to fix for
MD 2.4.

FYI, monodevelop-list would have been a more appropriate place to ask this.

Michael Hutchinson

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