[Mono-list] make install building mcs package

Ian Joyce ian.joyce@gmail.com
Fri, 2 Jul 2004 08:25:53 -0500

You need to have mcs or mono in your shells path.  Type 'env' at your
prompt to see what directories are in your path.  You'll see /usr/bin
is in that list.  So you'll either need to continue to do the
symlinking or add /opt/bin to your shells path.


On Fri, 2 Jul 2004 16:08:36 +0300, Yuri Leikind
<y.leikind@sam-solutions.net> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I build all Mono packages with --prefix=/opt. Strange thing, after I have
> successfully built the mcs package, and try to install it, I get the message
> that mcs is needed to perform installation, as though it is missing (it is not):
> leikind@pc324:~/src/mcs-1.0$ sudo make install
> *** You need a C# compiler installed to build MCS. (make sure mcs works from the command line)
> *** Read INSTALL.txt for information on how to bootstrap
> *** a Mono installation.
> make: *** [platform-check] Error 1
> leikind@pc324:~/src/mcs-1.0$ which mcs
> /opt/bin/mcs
> Only if I create a symlink :  ln -s /opt/bin/mcs  /usr/bin/mcs, make install works.
> The same is with the mono program, I have to symlink it.
> I guess it shouldn't be so, shoud it?
> --
> Best regards,
> Yuri Leikind
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