[MonoDevelop] Compile error compiling MonoDevelop from CVS

Brian Pickles brianh@bsquaredsen.co.uk
Wed, 10 Nov 2004 23:32:50 +0000

Todd Berman wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-11-10 at 21:43 +0000, Brian Pickles wrote:
>>Over the weekend I downloaded  Mono & MonoDevelop from CVS for the first 
>>time. Spent the weekend  installing Ubuntu , Mono & MonoDevelop. Managed 
>>to get everything working except for MonoDevelop.
>>On closer inspection MonoDevelop is trying to use a FileMode enum in 
>>Mono.Posix that does not exist. There is a FilePermissions enum in 
>>Mono.Posix which seems to be the one the MonoDevelop should be referring 
>>So changed the using statement in Main/Base/Internal/Project/Combine.cs 
>>to refer to FilePermissions and now MonoDevelop compiles and seems to 
>>run ok.
>>Do you want me to submit a bug report?
>>Brian Pickles
> This is a known problem. This was a recent (post 1.1.2 release) cvs HEAD
> change.
> Someone has to write some auto* configure time code to push a define
> into that mcs line so that the proper enum is used. We have to support
> both.
> The proper check would be that if the mono version is >= then
> you define MONO_POSIX_OEE in the compile line for the
> MonoDevelop.Base.dll and have:
> FilePermissions .....
> #else
> FileMode .....
> #endif
> basically.
> --Todd
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Thanks for the quick reply. Sorry that I raised the problem again. 
Should I have known about it? As I am new to this game, where do I track 
these changes?