[MonoDevelop] Monodevelop and Microsoft VB 2005 created programs

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 12:28:17 EDT 2009

On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 9:57 AM, Brian Smart
<brian.smart at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> Although I can load a program created using VB2005 into the MonoDevelop
>  system, when I try to run the program I get the error “Unable to find
> ‘resgen’ tool. This is followed by the file,project and path information.
> I can’t find out what the resgen tool is!

It's used to compile resx resources. It should be included with mono
tools. What distro or OS are you running on?

> On a general note, am I right to assume that a program created with VB 2005
> can be built to run on a Linux m/c?

You don't need to rebuild it. You can use the same binary. You should
scan it with MoMA to check that it's compatible with Mono:

Michael Hutchinson

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