[Mono-list] Gtk# support

IBBoard ibboard at gmail.com
Fri May 11 19:04:21 UTC 2012

On 11/05/12 13:12, José Baltasar García Perez-Schofield wrote:
>> To my understanding, Ubuntu does not support GTK# for .NET 2.0 based
>> mono runtime, which is not a bug. You are trying to run an app with
>> insufficient software components on an OS. If you want to use the
>> feature that the OS does not provide, you'll have to provide that by
>> yourself, like it wouldn't make sense to bug Microsoft that WP7 does not
>> ship with System.Data.
> 	That is interesting. The problem is that, with Mono-2.10.8, .NET applications created with mono 2.10.8 and the latest MonoDevelop, that in Ubuntu work adding the "--runtime=v4.0 switch", do not work in Windows anymore. They just simply crash, showing no errors.
> 	The only way to execute one of that applications is to install mono and launch them from there (showing at the same time, an ugly command line window for a brief moment).

Thanks for bringing that up - it wasn't something that I'd encountered, 
but it is useful to know. My apps are currently built using Jenkins on 
an Amazon cloud instance, which is running CentOS (I think - it is a 
hosted service, so I'm not sure), so I'm still compiling using an old 

If that's true, is it a problem of targeting .Net v4.0 in general and 
running on other releases (including .Net), which don't properly support 
the 4.0 profile?

(Sorry if this is a dupe - my email seems to be playing up a little)

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