[Mono-list] Cygwin/Mono compilation problems

Dick Porter dick@ximian.com
Fri, 10 May 2002 17:22:58 +0100

On Fri, May 10, 2002 at 12:59:48PM +0200, Stefan Matthias Aust wrote:
> It installs the precompiled stuff to .../install and not to /usr/local has I
> tried but that shouldn't make a difference, should it?

It shouldnt do.

> Wouldn't it be a good idea (even if low-priority) idea to make it build
> without some helper shell script?

It does build without a helper script.  You just have to know _exactly_
what you are doing.  On windows its harder, because building glib etc is
very non-trivial.

> BTW, the compiled mono.exe still doesn't run if I don't add the lib dir to
> the PATH. I know, on Windows, DLLs must be either in the same dir as the EXE
> or in the PATH.  However, cygwin being a Unix emulation should have this
> "feature" but cygwin programs should search there libs in the cygwin lib
> path.  Why does mono "misbehave" here?  Is there a good reason?

Ask the cygwin people.

- Dick