[MonoDevelop] Problem opening MD sources using MD

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 17:30:35 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 5:19 PM, Magdas Adrian<magdasadrian at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, I have the following problem, maybe someone can help me.
> I've made a checkout of MD sources and I'm trying to open the solution file
> using MD 2.0 installed from Fedora repositories.
> I'm using Fedora 11.
> The error I'm getting is "Could not set property 'Policies' in type
> 'Solution'", this happens for mdw and sln project files.
> I run MD from console, this is the error thrown:
> ERROR [2009-07-23 02:58:39Z]: System.InvalidOperationException: Could not
> set property 'Policies' in type 'Solution' --->
> System.InvalidOperationException: Policy set 'Mono' does not contain a
> policy for 'TextStylePolicy'

Unfortunately MD 2.0 was excessively picky about opening solutions
with policies it didn't understand. Because of this, you'll need MD
trunk to open MD trunk. Trunk is more flexible, so this won't happen

Nonetheless, it isn't hard to build/run MD using the makefiles. You
may find the following page useful.

Michael Hutchinson

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