[Mono-list] [MonoDevelop] Also a DEPLOY TO WEB problem

Chris Howie cdhowie at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 08:50:55 EDT 2009

On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 8:42 AM, clemenslinders<clemenslinders at yahoo.com> wrote:
> And now I get an error that would lead me to believe that there is a bug, or
> perhaps VS 2005 solutions cannot be ported by opening them in MonoDevelop??
> I get the following error:
> SystemIOFileNotFoundException: Cannot find file C:\Documents and
> Settings\Clemens\Projects\TestWeb\TestWeb\bin\SimpelTest.dll.mdb
> Indeed this file doesn't exist. But at that location there is a
> SimpelTest.dll
> The extension.mdb would perhaps suggest a database file?? Doesn MS-Access
> have .mdb files?
> As mentioned this test website just has a label with a text property. There
> is no database used, coupled, linked or whatever.
> I get the idea that the extension .mdb is added incorrectly to the first
> file it should process. I know it is possible to create files with double
> extensions like .xxx.yyy but I would not expect that here.

.mdb is the extension used by mono for storing debugging information.
Look on Windows when you build an app -- you will see

> So could this be a bug????
> Am I doing something completely wrong??
> I just want a website that I create with VS2005 to be loaded in MonoDevelop
> and than port it to Linux so that I can use a regular internet host, to host
> my website.
> If I'm doing something completely wrong, please let me know.

It is possible that you are trying to host the site in debug mode,
though I've never seen that throw an exception if the debugging info
isn't there, usually it just ignores it.

I am including the main Mono mailing list on this question, since this
does not look like a MonoDevelop-specific problem.

Chris Howie

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