[Mono-dev] Monodevelop: Failure to import VS.Net Solution

Rafael Teixeira monoman at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 12:26:54 EST 2005

I believe VB.NET Projects support is lagging behind support for other
languages in MD (shame on me as I can't find time to contribute it).
Also ASP.NET projects AFAIK aren't correctly supported yet, either.

Any takers?


On 11/9/05, Craig Marshall <craig9 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I hope this is the right list, I couldn't see anywhere else to post
> monodevelop specific questions.
> I have a VS.Net 2003 solution which is a web app written in vb.net
> code. I am running Ubuntu breezy badger 5.10, and I installed the Mono
> binary installation (.bin file) this morning without a hitch.
> When I try to import my VS.Net solution file (acm2006.sln) into MD, it
> fails and gives me the following error message twice on slightly
> different error dialogs:
> File not found: /home/cmarshall/Web/Registration/acm2006.cmbx
> Also, it doesn't give me any more details when I click "details", it
> says "No more details available".
> When I create an empty acm2006.cmbx file in an attempt to satisfy the
> error, it complains that the document element is missing, so I guess
> it expects an XML document to exist and to read content from it (as
> opposed to writing to it). But - I was under the impression that cmbx
> is the format for SharpDevelop combine files, why would it be trying
> to read from an SD combine file?
> When I try and import the .vbproj file, it says "Can't open file
> /blah/acm2006.vbproj as project". Again, no more details available.
> Does this feature work for anyone else, or do I have a strange
> solution file, or something else entirely?
> Thanks,
> Craig
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Rafael "Monoman" Teixeira
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