[MonoDevelop] Can't open Vala file in 2.1

Levi Bard taktaktaktaktaktaktaktaktaktak at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 11:15:24 EDT 2009

> I installed MonoDevelop from svn two days ago (after the 2.2 beta 1
> announcement) and now it won't open Vala files. I have the Vala addin
> installed, but when I try to open a file, I get an error box with:
> The file (my Vala file) could not be opened. Argument cannot be null.
> Parameter name: obj
> Does this mean I have to install vsc-shell in order to get the plugin to
> work? (this is not present in Ubuntu repos, but all the other Vala stuff is)

Looks like a bug in the Vala binding. vsc-shell should not be
necessary for anything but completion; however, installing vsc-shell
(from http://code.google.com/p/vtg/ ) will almost certainly fix your
problem in the short term.
I'll get this fixed before 2.2 final.


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