[Mono-list] Mono 2.6 breaks Chiron (Silverlight dev tool) on Mac OS X

Michael Foord fuzzyman at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 10:00:13 EDT 2010

Hello guys,

Mono 2.6.3 broke Chiron again - it is producing invalid .xap (zip) files.

All the best,

Michael Foord

On 16 December 2009 16:46, Michael Foord <fuzzyman at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'm developing Silverlight apps on Mac OS X using a development tool called
> Chiron that is run with Mono and dynamically packages the Silverlight
> applications (xap files that are really just zip archives).
> This ran fine under Mono 2.4.3 but unfortunately under Mono 2.6 started
> producing invalid zip files (without reporting any errors). Another
> developer who verified the problem is reporting this bug. (Also verified by
> another developer at my company - he uses Leopard and I use Snow Leopard.)
> *Unfortunately* reinstalling Mono 2.4.3 doesn't fix the problem. Chiron is
> still generating invalid zip files. The *only* thing that changed was
> installing Mono 2.6.
> Any ideas as to what might have caused this and how to fix it? Does
> installing Mono 2.6 on Mac OS X also update any dependencies that
> reinstalling 2.4 wouldn't remove? Unfortunately our development environment
> is now screwed so this is a big problem for us.
> All the best,
> Michael
> --
> http://www.ironpythoninaction.com/

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