[MonoDevelop] About problem with configure, possible bug

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 22:46:30 EDT 2007

On 3/16/07, Sanford Armstrong <sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Frank,
> If you're on a Debian-based distro, you might try running `sudo
> apt-get build-dep monodevelop` to get the developer packages you'll
> need in order to build (I'm guessing you're on a distro that provides
> MonoDevelop 0.12 or something?).
> Or I could be completely wrong.  :-)

You're more than likely right. The configure script uses pkg-config to
detect Mono's version, and Ubuntu (and Debian IIRC) put the necessary
pkg-config file (usually /usr/lib/pkgconfig/mono.pc) into a separate
developer package for some reason.

>From the Mono version, this looks suspiciously like Ubuntu Edgy. If
"sudo apt-get install libmono-dev" will work.

Michael Hutchinson

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