[Mono-dev] What is best environment for building mono-2.8.1 for Windows?
Jérôme De Cuyper
jerome.decuyper at gmail.com
Tue Dec 21 22:48:28 EST 2010
On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 7:44 PM, greenaj <greenaj at cox.net> wrote:
> Awsome, thanks a lot.
> I seemed to be cross-compiling successfully for Windows on SuSE 11.3 using
> Virtual Box image. I accidentally deleted the snapshot with the build
> configuration and now after setting up the build environment again the
> does not seem to go the same. libmono-2.0.dll is not built, but there is
> libmono-2.0.a that goes into the mono-2.8.1-tarball-rrUNKNOWN/lib
> When running in Windows, the libmono-2.0.a is not even loaded. I though
> mono needed this library.
> Both builds (the one before I screwed up my build environment, and one
> afterwards) from SuSE 11.3 seem to work on Windows, but I am leery of a
> process that is not reproducible. I got both builds to work on windows,
> the first needs libmono-2.0.dll to run. Why is libmono-2.0.dll not being
I found the libmono-2.0.a file inside the build directory I created and also
inside the directory where the original mono was installed.
I am not sure about the libmono-2.0.dll file. Someone has any ideas?
> Do I need to set a PKG_CONGIC_PATH environment variable? I thought the
> build-mingw32.sh script took care of all of that.
If you are building mono on openSUSE targeting Windows then you don't need
to set the path var PKG_CONFIG_PATH for cygwin.
I think you only need it for the compilation process on Windows with cygwin.
> I would also like to try building on Windows under Cygwin, but I had a
> stable SuSE 11.3 Cross Compilation enviroment that seemed to work. I set
> up according to
> http://www.mono-project.com/Cross-compiling_Mono_for_Windows .
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