[MonoDevelop] Can't install monodevelop , please help

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 17:00:51 EST 2007

On Nov 8, 2007 4:13 PM, Dale Moore <daleemoore at gmail.com> wrote:
> Michael just keeps getting better and better. Take a look at
> http://mjhutchinson.com/journal/2007/11/08/how_not_break_mono for some GREAT
> information!


> Pssst Michael; Sometimes you say "configure" when you mean "autogen.sh",
> like:
> tar zxf libgdiplus-1.
> 1.9.1.tar.gz
> cd libgdiplus-1
> .1.9.1
> ./configure --prefix=/opt/mono

Actually, I didn't write that page, but have found it very useful in
the past, and wanted to pass the info on.

The ./configure command does apply directly to release tarballs. Some
confusion arises because ./autogen.sh runs ./configure automatically
after running the autotools commands, but you can quite happily
"re-./configure" afterwards. I've edited the wiki page to mention

Michael Hutchinson

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