[Mono-list] Installation Observations

Scott Sanders scott@stonecobra.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2001 09:03:46 -0700

This is pretty much exactly what I needed to get Mono running.  Thanks for
the info...


----- Original Message -----
From: "Nick Drochak" <ndrochak@gol.com>
To: <mono-list@ximian.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2001 8:17 AM
Subject: [Mono-list] Installation Observations

> Hi all,
> I just downloaded and finally successfully built the Mono and MCS stuff.
> wasn't that easy for me since my *NIX skills are a bit rusty.  However, I
> wanted to point out a couple of things for the people working on this to
> maybe fix/enhance/document.
> 1) I installed Win2K on my E: drive.  The makefiles assumes the csc.exe is
> in //c/winnt/microsoft.net/framework/v1.0.2914/csc.exe.  Is there a way to
> use the SYSTEMROOT environment variable in the makefile? Moreover, will
> compiler always be in in SYSTEMROOT?
> 2) glib wouldn't build because of the "extern char *strsignal()..." in
> g_strsignal() in gstrfuncs.c.  I read the threads here to help figure this
> one out, and took the approach of commenting out the offending two lines.
> think that configure is defining HAVE_STRSIGNAL when it shouldn't, but I'm
> not sure where to look for that (yet :).
> 3) Even thought glib was installed, when I tried to make mono, it told me
> that it didn't know where glib-config was.  This was confusing because
> file was in the glib-1.2.10 directory that I unzipped.  What wasn't
> was that it should be using the one that was placed in c:\mono\bin.  I
> that directory to my PATH and all was well, but for a relative newbie this
> would probably be a total stumper.
> That's all for now.  If this kind of information is useful, please let me
> know and I'll continue to report what I find.  If it's just noise, let me
> know too and I'll refrain.
> HTH,
> Nick Drochak
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