[Mono-list] Can't Port Winforms App [newbie]

Stifu stifu at free.fr
Sat Jan 7 06:50:32 EST 2012

For what it's worth, from the Mono command prompt on Windows, when you do
"MyApp.exe", then the app is run with .NET, not Mono.
Also, if you're trying to run a WinForms app, you don't need GTK#.

Anyway, I'm not sure what's wrong. Is the app you're trying to run available

sgc9812 wrote
> I'm trying to follow the Mono 
> http://www.mono-project.com/Guide:_Porting_Winforms_Applications Guide:
> Porting Winforms Applications .  When I get to the point of  
> http://www.mono-project.com/Guide:_Porting_Winforms_Applications#Trying_It_Out
> Trying It Out , I see unexpected results...
> [Newbie Alert: I'm new to Mono, Linux, Gtk, etc., so this should be
> low-hanging fruit for all you Mono Monkey heroes out there.]
> When, from the "Mono Command Prompt", I invoke:
>      MyApp.exe
> the app I built in VisualC# starts and operates as expected.
> However, when I invoke:
>     mono MyApp.exe
> [with output redirected to an error log and MONO_LOG_LEVEL=debug], it
> appears that DllImport is unable to locate /libc /and /X11/.
> I don't understand why Mono is trying to locate /libc /and /libX11 /for my
> /Windows /application?  What [basic setup] am I missing?
> Background info:
>     Windows7
>     Visual C# 2010 Express
>     Mono installed using the 
> http://download.mono-project.com/archive/2.10.8/windows-installer/1/mono-2.10.8-gtksharp-2.12.11-win32-1.exe
> Windows Combined Installer  [WCI].
>     Gtk# installed using 
> http://download.mono-project.com/gtk-sharp/gtk-sharp-2.12.10.win32.msi
> Gtk# for .NET .
>      http://mono-project.com/MoMA Mono Migration Analyzer  installed.
> As a heads-up, when I installed Mono using the WCI, I was able to
> successfully follow the instructions on the 
> http://www.mono-project.com/Mono:Windows Using Mono on Windows  page to
> the point declaring, "If you get this far, you have a working Mono
> installation."  However, the next steps related to Gtk# failed...  In my
> Windows Mono Group, none of the Applications [Start | Mono 2.10.8 for
> Windows | Applications] exist -- the shortcuts point to non-existent files
> [as though portions of installation failed(?)].  This, I initially
> ignored, however...

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