[Mono-osx] Still trouble with 1.1.17

Ken & Deb Allen kendrhyd at sympatico.ca
Sat Sep 2 11:21:20 EDT 2006

Changing the line in the generated script from [open-x11 "$APP_NAME"]  
to [open-x11 "mono $APP_NAME"] resulted in the following text being  
displayed in the Console output:

> : unknown application: mono DoubleElimination


On 2-Sep-06, at 9:12 AM, Andreas Färber wrote:

> Am 02.09.2006 um 01:07 schrieb Ken & Deb Allen:
>> First, doing a "cd DoubleElimination.app/Contents/Resources" and then
>> "mono DoubleElimination.exe" presents the same results as double-
>> clicking the application, except all of the output comes to Terminal
>> rather than being sent to Console.
>> The script "DoubleElimination.app/Contents/MacOS/DoubleElimination"
>> contained a line that defined X11_MODE as zero (0), so I manually
>> changed this to a one (1), at which point the error text ": unknown
>> application: DoubleElimination" was sent to the Console when I  
>> double-
>> clicked the application. I edited the script so that the launch line
>> read [open-x11 "$APP_NAME.exe"] and the following text was sent to
>> the Console:
>>> /Users/krallen/Development/Mono/DoubleElimination/
>>> DoubleElimination.app/Contents/Resources/DoubleElimination.exe: /
>>> Users/krallen/Development/Mono/DoubleElimination/
>>> DoubleElimination.app/Contents/Resources/DoubleElimination.exe:
>>> cannot execute binary file
>> I modified my build script to use the "-m:x11" switch and this
>> corrected the setting in the script. When I double-click the script
>> now, the above error is now being displayed. If X11 is not active
>> when the applicationis double-clicked, then it is launched
>> automatically.
>> Inserting a line reading [echo "Display: $DISPLAY"] into the script
>> reveals that the variable is not set, but this does not seem to be
>> presenting a direct problem. Adding a line reading [DISPLAY=":0.0"]
>> to the beginning of the script does not change the behaviour.
> I haven't run any System.Windows.Forms apps on OS X, but open-x11  
> is a Mac OS X app to run binary executables, not managed  
> assemblies. Therefore any "open-x11 YourApp.exe" is destined to  
> fail because the assembly is no OS X executable. Try "open-x11  
> mono .../YourApp.exe".
> I've ceased to use macpack and instead generate the package  
> structure manually in my Makefile as macpack generates superseeded  
> launch scripts and for me often leads to the bundle icon not being  
> displayed correctly in Tiger's Finder.
> Andreas

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