[Mono-dev] Unable to locate msc during compile

Mads Bondo Dydensborg mbd at dbc.dk
Tue Apr 8 05:42:37 EDT 2008

Hi there

I am getting a pretty confusing message when trying to compile mono-svn - it 
can not find mcs. 

The machine already have an install of mono-1.9. My PATH (ect) includes a 
reference to this: Here is the last few lines of output from the compilation 

Making all in runtime
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/madsdyd/Compile/Mono/mono/runtime'
cd .. && /bin/sh ./config.status runtime/etc/mono/1.0/machine.config
config.status: executing runtime/etc/mono/1.0/machine.config commands
cd .. && /bin/sh ./config.status runtime/etc/mono/2.0/machine.config
config.status: executing runtime/etc/mono/2.0/machine.config commands
cd .. && /bin/sh ./config.status runtime/etc/mono/2.0/web.config
config.status: executing runtime/etc/mono/2.0/web.config commands
cd .. && /bin/sh ./config.status runtime/etc/mono/browscap.ini
config.status: executing runtime/etc/mono/browscap.ini commands
d=`cd ../support && pwd`; \
sed 's,target="libMonoPosixHelper[^"]*",target="'$d/libMonoPosixHelper.la'",' ../data/config 
> etc/mono/configt
if test -z ""; then :; else \
  sed 's,<configuration>,& <dllmap dll="gdiplus.dll" target="" />,' 
etc/mono/configt > etc/mono/configtt; \
  mv -f etc/mono/configtt etc/mono/configt; fi
mv -f etc/mono/configt etc/mono/config
/home/madsdyd/Compile/Mono/mono/install-sh -d _tmpinst/bin
cp mono-wrapper _tmpinst/bin/mono
echo '#! /bin/sh' > _tmpinst/bin/mcs ; \
r=`pwd`; m=`cd ../../mcs && pwd`; \
echo 'exec "'"$r/_tmpinst/bin/mono"'" "'"$m/class/lib/default/mcs.exe"'" "$@"' 
>> _tmpinst/bin/mcs ; \
chmod +x _tmpinst/bin/mcs
echo '#! /bin/sh' > _tmpinst/bin/ilasm ; \
r=`pwd`; m=`cd ../../mcs && pwd`; \
echo 'exec "'"$r/_tmpinst/bin/mono"'" "'"$m/ilasm/ilasm.exe"'" "$@"' >> 
_tmpinst/bin/ilasm ; \
chmod +x _tmpinst/bin/ilasm
echo '#! /bin/sh' > _tmpinst/bin/gmcs ; \
r=`pwd`; m=`cd ../../mcs && pwd`; \
echo 'exec "'"$r/_tmpinst/bin/mono"'" "'"$m/gmcs/gmcs.exe"'" "$@"' >> 
_tmpinst/bin/gmcs ; \
chmod +x _tmpinst/bin/gmcs
if test -w ../../mcs; then :; else chmod -R +w ../../mcs; fi
cd ../../mcs && make PROFILES='default net_2_0' CC='gcc' all-profiles
make[3]: Entering directory `/home/madsdyd/Compile/Mono/mcs'
make profile-do--default--all profile-do--net_2_0--all
make[4]: Entering directory `/home/madsdyd/Compile/Mono/mcs'
make PROFILE=basic all
make[5]: Entering directory `/home/madsdyd/Compile/Mono/mcs'
make[6]: mcs: Command not found
make[6]: *** [build/deps/basic-profile-check.exe] Error 127
*** The compiler 'mcs' doesn't appear to be usable.
*** You need a C# compiler installed to build MCS (make sure mcs works from 
the command line)
*** Read INSTALL.txt for information on how to bootstrap a Mono installation.
make[5]: *** [do-profile-check] Error 1
make[5]: Leaving directory `/home/madsdyd/Compile/Mono/mcs'
make[4]: *** [profile-do--basic--all] Error 2
make[4]: Leaving directory `/home/madsdyd/Compile/Mono/mcs'
make[3]: *** [profiles-do--all] Error 2
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/madsdyd/Compile/Mono/mcs'
make[2]: *** [all-local] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/madsdyd/Compile/Mono/mono/runtime'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/madsdyd/Compile/Mono/mono'
make: *** [all] Error 2
Failure during make
madsdyd at koncept:~/Compile/Mono$ which mcs
madsdyd at koncept:~/Compile/Mono$ mcs
error CS2008: No files to compile were specified
Compilation failed: 1 error(s), 0 warnings

huh? What gives?



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