[Mono-osx] WinForms does not work on Mac OS 10.4 (missing font?)

Stifu stifu at free.fr
Wed May 25 01:53:53 EDT 2011

OSX 10.4 is no longer supported.
So unless you tried to build an old version of Mono (<= 2.6.4), it's not
supposed to work.

Rudloff wrote:
> Hello,
> I have successfully built Mono on Mac OS 10.4.11 and can run commandline
> executables.
> But when launching a program that uses Windows.Forms, I get this kind of
> error :
> Unhandled Exception: System.ArgumentException: The requested FontFamily
> could not be found [GDI+ status: FontFamilyNotFound]
>   at System.Drawing.GDIPlus.CheckStatus (Status status) [0x00000] in
> <filename unknown>:0 
>   at System.Drawing.Font.GetHeight (Single dpi) [0x00000] in <filename
> unknown>:0 
>   at System.Drawing.Font.GetHeight () [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
>   at System.Drawing.Font.get_Height () [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
>   at (wrapper remoting-invoke-with-check) System.Drawing.Font:get_Height
> ()
>   at System.Windows.Forms.XplatUICarbon.GetAutoScaleSize
> (System.Drawing.Font font) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
>   at System.Windows.Forms.XplatUI.GetAutoScaleSize (System.Drawing.Font
> font) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
>   at System.Windows.Forms.Form.GetAutoScaleSize (System.Drawing.Font font)
> [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
>   at System.Windows.Forms.Form..ctor () [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
>   at MyFormProject.MainForm..ctor () [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
>   at (wrapper remoting-invoke-with-check) MyFormProject.MainForm:.ctor ()
>   at MyFormProject.MainForm.Main (System.String[] args) [0x00000] in
> <filename unknown>:0 
> I thought I was missing some X11 fonts, so I have installed xorg-fonts but
> it still does not work.

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