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Problem with xamarin android build in vs 2015

I have an android application that builds fine with Xamarin studio on my mac but when I try to compile it in vs2015 I get this error.
Error The "AndroidComputeResPaths" task failed unexpectedly.
System.ArgumentException: Illegal characters in path.
at System.IO.Path.CheckInvalidPathChars(String path, Boolean checkAdditional)
at System.Security.Permissions.FileIOPermission.QuickDemand(FileIOPermissionAccess access, String fullPath, Boolean checkForDuplicates, Boolean needFullPath)
at Xamarin.Android.Tasks.AndroidComputeResPaths.Execute()
at Microsoft.Build.BackEnd.TaskExecutionHost.Microsoft.Build.BackEnd.ITaskExecutionHost.Execute()
at Microsoft.Build.BackEnd.TaskBuilder.d__26.MoveNext() BanditRun.Android


  • DustinClonchDustinClonch USMember ✭✭

    I found the problem. I added an asset to the project that contained an asterisk (*). Renaming the file solved the issue.

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