[Mono-devel-list] Forms guidance: m.w.f vs. s.w.f ?

Paul paul at all-the-johnsons.co.uk
Wed Sep 29 17:08:51 EDT 2004


> >That means your app still needs to reference "System.Windows.Forms" to use 
> >it.
> >
> >Is the rest of your Mono installed into /usr/local ?
> >  
> >
> yes (I accepted the defaults for ./configure)
> [charlie at isslx3 dotNET]$ mcs --version
> Mono C# compiler version
> [charlie at isslx3 dotNET]$ which mcs
> /usr/local/bin/mcs
> [charlie at isslx3 dotNET]$ mono --version
> Mono JIT compiler version, (C) 2002-2004 Novell, Inc and 
> Contribu
> tors. www.go-mono.com
>         TLS:           __thread
>         GC:            Included Boehm (with typed GC)
>         SIGSEGV      : normal
>         Globalization: ICU

When you compiled from cvs, did you include --with-preview=yes when you
ran autogen.sh? When the compile had finished, did you follow the
winforms compilation advice on the mono-project website?

> [charlie at isslx3 dotNET]$ mcs Form1.cs
> Form1.cs(12) error CS0246: Cannot find type `System.Windows.Forms.Form'
> Compilation failed: 1 error(s), 0 warnings

mcs Form1.cs -r:System.Windows.Forms

> I'm prepared to throw FC2 at this, but don't know that it would help.

The FC2 rpms work, but the SWF support is not that good. Use the cvs
versions - it's really coming along nicely. I can't wait for the TextBox
family to appear.


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