[Mono-osx] Building Mono using Mono.framework [was: Can't type in textbox (2.0 and 3.0)]

Ockert olabuschagne at growthpathanalytics.com
Fri Jun 20 15:39:40 EDT 2008

This was truly helpful. I managed to compile the framework. It however seems
to lack some libraries. When I launch my application it throws a
TypeInitializationException:…DllNotFoundException: gdiplus.dll. What else am
I missing? Do I need to set a path? Do I need to build another package


Andreas Färber wrote:
> Hi,
> Am 20.06.2008 um 16:22 schrieb Ockert Labuschagne:
>> I have search the list and found the posts you mentioned and it  
>> might be
>> just my lack of experience in non-windows environments, but I could  
>> not find
>> any helpful instructions that I could follow to configure and run a  
>> working
>> build environment. I tried various paths but came short every time.
> That's still very vague...
> General compilation instructions can be found here:
> http://www.mono-project.com/Compiling_Mono
> Do you have Xcode 3.0 installed? That should include svn, so that you  
> can follow these instructions for checking out:
> http://www.mono-project.com/AnonSVN
> You should end up with two directories, mono and mcs.
> To facilitate typing, create a script 'configure-mono.command', as  
> follows:
> #!/bin/sh
> export ACLOCAL_FLAGS="-I /Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/ 
> Current/share/aclocal"
> ./autogen.sh --prefix=/Users/you/yournewmono \
> PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/Current/ 
> lib/pkgconfig
> This assumes a standard Mono.framework installation and that you will  
> be building Mono inside the mono folder.
> If you rather want to build in, say, mono-ppc, replace the two "./ 
> autogen.sh ..." lines with "NOCONFIGURE=1 ./autogen.sh" and afterwards  
> run from your build directory "../mono/configure -- 
> prefix=..." (followed by the usual "make" and "make install").
> ACLOCAL_FLAGS is to make sure that the generated configure script can  
> check for pkg-config presence and doesn't fail due to a syntax error.
> PKG_CONFIG_PATH is supposed to pick up .pc files for glib et al.  
> installed as part of Mono.framework, to avoid configure to fail due to  
> unresolved dependencies.
> Other arguments and variables are documented in "./configure -h" once  
> generated.
> HTH,
> Andreas
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