[Gtk-sharp-list] Deploying GTK# applications on Windows

Rafael Teixeira monoman at gmail.com
Mon May 14 09:22:54 EDT 2007

GTK#, wraps the GTK native libs, in this case the ones compiled for
Windows/x86, that also need to be installed (and those aren't
copy-installable, as the managed ones).

The installer project, AFAIK, is in Novell Forge:


On 5/13/07, justin constantino <goflyapig at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to get a simple "hello world" GTK# 2.0 application to run
> on a Windows machine, with the only requirement that the Microsoft
> .NET Framework is installed.  I really don't want to require users to
> run the GTK# Runtime Installer
> [http://forge.novell.com/modules/xfmod/project/?gtks-inst4win].
> I can't find much information on what the minimum requirements are to
> get GTK# applications running on Windows (using the Microsoft CLR).  I
> tried simply copying all of the GTK# assemblies to the deploy machine,
> but I then get an unhandled "System.TypeInitializationException" from
> Gtk.Container.  When I try a simple Glade# application, I get a
> DllNotFoundException for libglade-2.0-0.dll (despite it being in my
> application root).
> I also can't find the source for the Runtime installer, so I can't
> look at it to see what it's doing and just incorporate that into my
> own installer.
> Any help at all would be greatly appreciated.
> --Justin Constantino
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Rafael "Monoman" Teixeira
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