[Mono-list] System.Drawing.GDIPlus is it a common problem?

David Broome dbroome at finearts.uvic.ca
Thu Jun 2 13:49:28 EDT 2005


I am new to MONO and MDID2 (a Mono app) but I wonder if it have stumbled on a
common problem.

I have a working MONO 1.17 / Mod-mono 1.0.9 / MDID2 0.5.0 server with one

The problem is the MDID2 "Print View" and "Flash Cards" fails with a:

System.TypeInitializationException: An exception was thrown by the type
initializer for System.Drawing.GDIPlus ---> System.DllNotFoundException:

But yes I have libdgiplus.so in the /usr/local/lib directory (my target was

I see from the installwatch that both mono 1.1.7 and the libgdiplus 1.1.7 each
installed it.

I found a few old references to this on the mono list and followed the
suggestion to add it to the mono config as such:

<dllmap dll="gdiplus.dll" target="libgdiplus.so" />

But no luck..   Is this an unresolved issue or do people have suggestions?

The system is ubuntu linux 5 'hoary'.

David Broome   Programmer_Analyst.FineArts.UVic.CA  /BSc /CNA /MCP
250.721-6307   dbroome at finearts.uvic.ca                FIA 221

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