[Mono-devel-list] Question about RPM files

Duncan Mak duncan at ximian.com
Fri Jul 2 11:16:15 EDT 2004

On Thu, 2004-07-01 at 13:01, Miguel.Figueroa at edmi.com wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been following the Mono project since the very beginning and I'm
> excited a lot about it.
> I'm new in Linux -Red Hat 9- (I've been working with Microsoft
> Platform for 9 years). I've downloaded the mono-all.zip from the mono
> site. I've tried to install the rpm's and Most were successfully
> installed but I can't install some as shown next in the error list.
> I've tried by installing from source code, but also failed.
> Seems everything it's about dependencies, where can I get those
> files?.
> Thank you very much.

If you study the error carefully, you'll see:

a) You need to install the gtk-sharp package, that will provide you with

b) You are missing a dependency of gtk-sharp, that's why it's not being

> error: Failed dependencies:
>         libgtkhtml3.0_4 is needed by gtk-sharp-1.0-1.ximian.6.0

And the reason for not being able to install gtk-sharp is the dependency
for "libgtkhtml3.0_4". I didn't include it in the mono-all.zip package,
as it typically installed from the distribution.

You can fix this by first installing libgtkhtml3.04, and then all should
work out of the box.


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