[Mono-dev] Building Mono on OSX from GitHub

Robin Neatherway robin.neatherway at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 22:57:51 UTC 2013


I suggest you use homebrew to satisfy the build chain dependencies you
mentioned. Have you installed the command line tools for xcode?

On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 10:55 PM, shmuelie <shmueli.yosef at englard.net>wrote:

> Tried that and got the following errors:
> **Error**: You must have `autoconf' installed to compile Mono.
> Download the appropriate package for your distribution,
> or get the source tarball at ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/
> **Error**: You must have `libtool' installed to compile Mono.
> Get ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/libtool-1.2d.tar.gz
> (or a newer version if it is available)
> **Error**: You must have `automake' installed to compile Mono.
> Get ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/automake-1.3.tar.gz
> (or a newer version if it is available)
> so I downloaded autoconf and tried to install it but discovered I don't
> have
> make installed. So I downloaded make. Trying to configure make failed
> because it couldn't find my copy of gcc which I knew I had because I have
> Xcode installed. I found the location of the gcc in the Xcode package and
> told configure to use it and that gave me the following error:
> "configure: error: cannot run C compiled programs."
> Honestly at my wits end!
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