[MonoDevelop] MD failed to start, ETA on MonoDevelop 2.0?

Lluis Sanchez Gual lluis at novell.com
Tue Dec 30 06:18:30 EST 2008

El ds 27 de 12 de 2008 a les 10:58 -0800, en/na fevans va escriure:
> I've revisited monodevelop fairly regularly for the last year. I've never
> managed to get it to start,  though this is by no means intended as a flame.
> There are a lot of environmental factors conspiring against me (can't get
> root, can't get yum, and numerous other self-inflicted corporate issues).
> I've downloaded and compiled the monodevelop 1.0 source tarballs, plus
> required support packages like gtk-sharp & glib.
> 1. I'm using the "mono-1.9_5-installer.bin". This is probably the source of
> a lot of my problems. I've tried building from source (don't have access to
> yum).  I suspect building from source would go smoothly if I could install
> to the default paths /usr/lib, usr/bin. Unfortunately that's not an option.
> 2. When building monodevelop, there were numerous link errors to
> "/usr/lib/mono", even though I specified a prefix to the actual mono install
> location. After updating the Makefiles to point to the actual mono install
> location, monodevelop built/installed without warning.

Compiling MD using a prefix other that /usr should work fine. I'm doing
that all the time. If you built mono yourself make sure to check this
url to avoid conflicts with the system installed mono:


> I'm looking forward to the MD2.0 release. Will there be an installer? (for
> which distros).

Nope, the installer has been deprecated for being a source of many setup


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