[Mono-list] Building Mono on Windows

Giles Thomas giles.thomas at resolversystems.com
Thu May 27 07:20:10 EDT 2010

Stifu wrote:
> By the way, you might want to try to only compile the assembly that contains the fixed bug and not the rest, then replace the concerned Mono 2.6 assembly with the fresh SVN one. That's what I do with Windows.Forms, as I can't compile the whole thing anymore. I just needed to tweak the WinForms project a bit to make it compile.
> It may not work every time, though, if the concerned assembly relies on
> changes done elsewhere.
> Giles Thomas wrote:
>> Anyhow, as I said, it looks like the bug that was blocking me is in the 2.6 branch -- so I'll try building that and see if that gets me any further.
Thanks, Stifu -- but I've finally managed to successfully build and 
install the 2.6 branch head.  I'll put together a list of the things I 
had to do that weren't mentioned on Shana's blog post at 
<http://shana.worldofcoding.com/en/mono_cygwin_tutorial.html> and pass 
it on to her in case she wants to update; it's mostly just extra Cygwin 



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