[Mono-list] Windows installer - please test
Sat, 8 May 2004 19:28:53 -0400
First of all, thank you for attempting to re-package Mono Beta 1 for
Windows. Sorry I didn't stick around last nightt to test it. I got
When I run mcs.exe --version, I get a message box that has a title
"mono.exe - Unable to Locate Component" and a message "This application has
failed to start because MSCR70.dll was not found. Re-installing the
application may fix this problem".
I've seen this many times from people emailing me or the list.
Should MSVCR70.dll be included with Mono?
For a release build of mcs on Windows, how do build mcs like you do Linux to
be self-hosting? I think this would solve the problem with mcs needing
Or should there be requirements for installation of a service pack of winows
or internet explor or mozilla that would include MSVCR70.dll?
I used to tell people, you could do either of the following:
- install the .net framework 1.1 from microsoft
- download it from
- download and install Internet Explorer 6 from Microsoft
- download and install a recent binary release of Mozilla or Firefox
What do you think?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gonzalo Paniagua Javier" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Monkey Business" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, May 08, 2004 9:36 AM
Subject: [Mono-list] Windows installer - please test
> this is my attemp at creating a windows installer for mono beta1:
> Please test it and report any problem.
> Mono-list maillist - Monofirstname.lastname@example.org