[Mono-list] Windows installer - please test

Daniel Morgan danielmorgan@verizon.net
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" <gonzalo@ximian.com>
To: "Monkey Business" <mono-list@ximian.com>
Sent: Saturday, May 08, 2004 9:36 AM
Subject: [Mono-list] Windows installer - please test

> Hi,
> this is my attemp at creating a windows installer for mono beta1:
> http://primates.ximian.com/~gonzalo/tmp/mono-0.91-win32-1.exe
> Please test it and report any problem.
> -Gonzalo
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