[Mono-devel-list] gdiplus - chicken/egg problem ?

Fawad Halim fawad at fawad.net
Wed Jan 21 10:50:11 EST 2004

    cd mcs/class/System.Drawing/gdiplus/;make

That'll build the libgdiplus.dll.so in mcs/class/lib.


Marc Recht wrote:

> Hi!
> I'm working on the packages for NetBSD's pkgsrc ( 
> http://www.pkgsrc.org/ ) and stumbled across a problem from a 
> packaging/package system POV: libgdiplus.dll.so. It only comes in 
> binary form with the mono-* distribution. Building the mcs-* 
> distribution isn't IMHO really an option either, since it requires an 
> installed runtime first. In my case this would require the 
> installation of the mono pkg, which would install the (complete) mono 
> package - including *.dll and libgdiplus.dll.so. In other words: 
> ./configure && make && make install. Then I'd need to install a mcs 
> pkg which would overwrite parts of the mono pkg - eg. *.dll and 
> libgdiplus.dll.so. This is not an option from a package system POV.
> Is this correct or did I miss something? Is there a way to install a 
> minimal mono runtime which is suited to build mcs, but doesn't install 
> conflicting/same files? Or is there a may to build libgdiplus.dll.so 
> while buildling the mono runtime?
> Cheers,
> Ma
> rc

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