[Mono-bugs] [Bug 425647] resgen2 fails to compile resx without a working X display

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User D.Mierzejewski at icm.edu.pl added comment

--- Comment #3 from Dominik Mierzejewski <D.Mierzejewski at icm.edu.pl>  2008-09-11 16:07:34 MDT ---
(In reply to comment #1 from Jonathan Pobst)
> What happens is resgen2 is trying to instantiate a type (TableLayoutPanel) out
> of System.Windows.Forms in order to serialize stuff, which derives from
> Control, which triggers static constructors that setup stuff for SWF to work
> (in this case, XplatUIX11).
> Unfortunately, having a working X display is a requirement of using
> System.Windows.Forms.dll.

This is bad, it makes automated headless builds difficult. I can work around
that using Xvfb, but it's a horrible solution.

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