Error: Android: Buildfile: build.xml does not exist!

You want to build an Android app and get the following error:

ant debug

Buildfile: build.xml does not exist!
Build failed

 

Solution

Run

android update project --target 5 --path /path/to/android/project

or, if you are in your project's root directory already:

android update project --target 5 --path .

target is the build target for your project. Run

android list targets

to get a list of all available targets.

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By: Christopher

Hello. I did this exactly and it built an xml file but still gives me the same darn error. Please help. Thanks.