[Mono-osx] Introducing MacHint MonoDevelop addin - developed with MonoMac

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Sun Feb 20 19:49:19 EST 2011

On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 3:18 AM, frederic forjan <fforjan at free.fr> wrote:
> For the monomac dll, i already tried what you said but it seems the MonoMac.dll is not loaded... How to ensure that this dll is already loaded ?
> I'm currently on the alpha channel to monodevelop, but maybe these modifications are not part of this channel ? If it's the case I will have to recompile or way to see them in the alpha channel.

MonODevelop master is not in the Alpha channel, as no release has been
made. You would have to build MD from source:

> Regarding the NSApplication.Init , it's because Growl must be configure -i.e. calling Dlfcn.dlopen (path_to_growl_bin, 0); BEFORE the NSApplication.Init - see http://cocoa-mono.org/archives/254/growl-my-monomac-application-says/ : "we load the framework BEFORE the NSApplication.Init().  I tried multiple places with no success until I finally had to ask on the MonoMac IRC channel to find the answer for this. "
> This is why I'm calling it.
> I'm sure I  can remove it but i think it will need to extension point from the monomac addin to be called before the NSApplication.Init()

Yep, we could add an extension point for addins to register frameworks.

Michael Hutchinson

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