[Mono-list] Mono - foolproof way to get started

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
13 Jun 2002 14:56:18 -0400

> We've got a problem installing Mono on our system (Windows2000).
> We downloaded several versions (0.10/0.11/nightshot_may23),
> but in everyone, there was one file missing. We opened for
> example a projectfile(.csproj) and tried to compile it,
> but "cs-parser.cs" was absent there, so that the
> compile always aborted. We already unzipped the programs
> which are described on the project website to be
> required to run Mono(automake,bibtool,libtool,wget).

The compilation instructions in the web site say that you have to use
Cygwin to compile Mono.  The cs-parser.cs file is created from the
cs-parser.jay file, using jay.  This will be generated for you by make.

> The question now is, is there a foolproof way to get Mono started? Have you an 
> idea, what we propably having missed to do or having done wrong?

Heh, yes, there is.  Just follow the instructions on the web site ;-)