[Mono-aspnet-list] Cannot find MySQL Namespace

Drew dragonbite at gmail.com
Sat Apr 16 08:27:33 EDT 2011

Yes, that is what I have already done (it was my 3rd line).  I have put
it in the /bin directory, I have put it in the GAC.  I still get the

I have taken the MySql.Data and tried with it not  part of the project.
I have tried with it included in project.

I have tried this in Monodevelop (2.2 and 2.4), and I have tried this in
Visual Web Developer Express (2008).

I am starting to get desperate.


On Sat, 2011-04-16 at 09:49 +0200, Alberto León wrote:

> If you prefer fast solution copy MySQL.Data in bin directory of your
> application.
> 2011/4/16 dragonbite <dragonbite at gmail.com>
>         I am trying to set up a MySQL database for my ASP.NET (Mono)
>         web site.
>         I have downloaded the Connector/Net 5.2.7 provider.
>         I have tried putting it into the /bin directory.
>         I have run sudo gacutil -i MySql.Data.dll and got the message
>         Installed
>         MySql.Data.dll into the gac (/usr/lib/mono/gac).
>         I have put  in the Web.config file.
>         I put on the code-behind page using MySql.Data;.
>         And still I keep getting the message The type or namespace
>         name 'MySql'
>         could not be found. Are you missing a using directive or an
>         assembly
>         reference?.
>         Obviously I must me missing something, and quite likely
>         something very
>         basic!  I'm used to doing VB.NET ASP.NET with a MS SQL Server
>         database and a
>         lot of this is set up by our System Administrator so please,
>         don't assume I
>         know to do anything.
>         Thanks.
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