[MonoDevelop] How to step in to Mono source code?

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Thu Dec 30 19:56:46 EST 2010

On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 3:36 PM, IBBoard <ibboard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having a bit of a fight with GTK# and I want to step into the source
> code to see what it is doing. I do it all the time in my day job using
> Java in Eclipse and it can be hugely useful. I know it is possible, as
> I've suggested it as a feature and been told that it already exists in
> MonoDevelop and I just needed to untick a "only step into code in local
> projects" box in the preferences.
> I've just installed mono-core-debugsource (after already having
> -debuginfo) on openSUSE 11.3 and restarted MD, but if I step into
> anything like Dictionary or any other core classes then I still just get
> the stacktrace updating but the arrow staying where it is and turning
> green to show that it is in inner code.
> Am I missing something? Can someone give me some pointers on how to step
> into Mono's code as well as my own?

Those packages are only the source for the native code in the Mono
runtime. I don't know whether there's a package with C# source - maybe
you'd have to build a parallel runtime

Michael Hutchinson

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