[Mono-list] Gecko.WebControl

Miguel de Icaza miguel at novell.com
Sun Feb 11 08:44:53 EST 2007


> I've used the example from here:
> http://www.go-mono.com/docs/index.aspx?link=T%3AGecko.WebControl
> I've loaded the generic Mono installer mono-, and
> have also tried loading all the Mono RPMs via Yast.
> Whatever URL I try, progam appears to do nothing at all.
> Curiously, using exactly the same example, and same version of Mono on
> Ubuntu 6.06.1 LTS, it works.
> The only difference I can see is on Ubuntu, libgtkembedmoz.so lives
> in /usr/lib/firefox and is 78K in size, whereas on Suse, this lives
> in /usr/lib/xulrunner-1.8.1b2 and is 114K.
> Can anyone give me a clue on what to look for ? Should I rebuild
> libgtkembedmoz from somewhere ?

This seems to be a problem with xulrunner, which silently will fail if
the variable MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME is not properly set.   I do not know why
this happens, but I agree this is incredibly frustrating.  

The fix is to set:

	export MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME=/usr/lib/xulrunner-1.8.1b2


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