[Mono-dev] Recommended software setup to develop and contribute C# code to Mono

Greg Najda gregnajda at gmail.com
Wed Jul 31 01:56:36 UTC 2013

I get the same problem with MonoDevelop after installing from source to
/usr/local. MonoDevelop on KUbuntu 12.04.

I'm also interested in hearing about development workflow for
mscorlib.because I'm tackling some bugs myself.

On Sun, Jul 28, 2013 at 1:27 AM, <Jean-Michel.Perraud at csiro.au> wrote:

>  Hi,
> I have bumped in a bug with time zone date-time conversion (
> https://r2clr.codeplex.com/workitem/65 but I am pretty sure the
> underlying issue is e.g. https://bugzilla.xamarin.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1849
> )
> I'd like to see whether I can contribute a fix. I am used to test-driven
> development with VS2012, and would like to emulate this with
> MonoDevelop/Xamarin Studio on a Debian or Win box. I assume I cannot debug
> a Mono mscorlib with VS2012 but correct me otherwise.
> Rather than figure out a set up I'd welcome advice from core Mono
> contributors: how do you work, what's your software setup?
> I gave a couple hours trying/googling/doc reading but with limited results.
> - Got the latest 'master' source from GIT. autogen, make, sudo make
> install, fine. However an easy option to build and install the debug
> symbols along is not obvious.
> - Usually as soon as I compile/install mono from source, even a very
> recent (Debian unstable) MonoDevelop stops working (see below). Prior
> attempts to compile MD from source did not work out.
> $ monodevelop
> System.TypeInitializationException: An exception was thrown by the type
> initializer for Mono.Unix.Native.Syscall --->
> System.EntryPointNotFoundException: Mono_Posix_Syscall_get_at_fdcwd
> Thanks in advance.
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