[Mono-list] MonoDevelop custom commands

Steve Lessard s_lessard at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 16 20:33:58 EST 2010

Thanks for the tip. Still something doesn't add up. These exact same commands, including wildcards, do work when building the the project with XBuild. Why does it work with XBuild but not work with MonoDevelop?


On Dec 16, 2010, at 2:43 PM, Robert Jordan <robertj at gmx.net> wrote:

> On 16.12.2010 21:29, Steve Lessard wrote:
>> I'm working on OS X and trying to use MonoDevelop's custom commands to copy some
>> files and fix the file permissions after the project is built. I've found that
>> any custom command that makes use of wild cards will fail.  Is this expected
>> behavior?
>> Complete build log is below.
>> -SteveL
>> p.s. this sounds to me like the code that shells out to execute the custom
>> commands isn't properly handling wildcard characters
> Unix does not handle wildcards at all. If you want wildcards then
> you should execute the commands using a shell, like this:
> /bin/bash -c "ls *"
> Robert
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