[Mono-list] Windows version does not work on Win98

Cory Nelson phrosty@gmail.com
Thu, 3 Jun 2004 02:05:43 -0700

why is it looking for _stricmp() in NTDLL.DLL?  I thought this was
located in kernel32.dll

On Thu, 03 Jun 2004 11:03:35 +0200, Gonzalo Paniagua Javier
<gonzalo@ximian.com> wrote:
> El jue, 03-06-2004 a las 07:52, Joop escribi=F3:
> > Hi list
> > has anyone tried to install Mono 1.0 Beta 2 on Windows 98?
> > The installer does not fail and nicely tells me that all went well. The=
> > I have to change the bat-file setmonopath.bat to include " in the PATH
> > because Windows 98 does not like the spaces in the PATH-name.
> > But then the real problem arises. When I start mono or mcs a error
> > message pops up and tells me:
> >     The PSAPI.DLL file is linked to missing export NTDLL.DLL:_stricmp
> > This looks like the lot is compiled for NT or higher iso Windows 98
> > (sorry, I still only have Windows 98 and would love to move to Linux bu=
> > that still program calling it self Progress does not work on Linux as a
> > client (GUI) so I'm stuck)
> > I'd love either to see this solved by seeing a version for Windows 98 o=
> > at least that the installer checks what version of Windows I have and
> > then say sorry to me and that this setup is only for WinNT/2000/XP and
> > up(?). Maybe offer to go on anyway, but at least warn,
> > Seeing that .NET by M$ does work on Windows 98, it would be nice if Mon=
> > would also work on Windows 98. I understand that there might not be as
> > high a demand for that but a setup that does not check for the right
> > version of Windows is just not very friendly.
> Windows 98 would require a different installer with mono compiled in a
> Win98 machine. The script for the installer is in CVS, just in case
> anyone wants to provide it.
> I'm afraid that until someone does that, you will have to compile mono
> by yourself from the source package.
> -Gonzalo
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