[Monodevelop-devel] Building MonoDevelop on OS X for use on other Macs

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Sun Feb 20 13:36:27 EST 2011

2011/2/18 David Mitchell <dmitchell at logos.com>:
> I followed the instructions
> on http://monodevelop.com/Developers/Mac_Support/Building_MonoDevelop_on_OS_X to
> make a custom build of MonoDevelop.app. While it works fine on my machine
> (running Mono 2.8.2), developers with versions other than 2.8.2 are unable
> to run the app (or mdtool), and receive errors to the effect of
>      [exec] The assembly mscorlib.dll was not found or could not be loaded.
>      [exec] It should have been installed in the
> `/Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/2.8.2/lib/mono/2.0/mscorlib.dll'
> directory.
> Is there a way to build MonoDevelop for OS X such that it will be more
> tolerant of other versions of Mono?

All the builds we provide on MonoDevelop.com are built this way and
work fine. It sounds like there's a broken Mono installation on the
target machine. Is there any more error information?
Michael Hutchinson

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