[Mono-dev] building mcs

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Sun Dec 21 16:46:56 EST 2008

mvseas wrote:
> Hi
> I am trying to build mcs but I get the following two errors : 
> Error	1	Source file 'C:\Users\MICROSOFT\Documents\SharpDevelop
> Projects\mcs\mcs\build\common\Consts.cs' could not be opened ('Unspecified
> error ')	mcs
> Error	2	Source file 'C:\Users\MICROSOFT\Documents\SharpDevelop
> Projects\mcs\mcs\mcs\cs-parser.cs' could not be opened ('Unspecified error
> ')	mcs
> Any help appreciated.

`mcs/build/common/Consts.cs' is built by mono's `configure' step,
so you've probably not followed http://mono-project.com/Compiling_Mono 
and your system is now missing this file.

If you only want to play with mcs, it's probably easier to
just get Consts.cs from a release tarball:


or from a daily package:



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