[MonoDevelop] Unable to compile gtk solution

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 14:50:01 EST 2010

On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 10:40 AM, Dan Winslow <DWinslow at aiminstitute.org> wrote:
> I’m on Fedora 12, and have loaded mono, monodevelop and gtk from the repo :
> monodevelop-2.1.0-4.fc12.i686
> mono-core-
> gtk-sharp2-2.12.9-1.fc12.i686
> When I open up monodevelop and try to create a test solution using the ‘gtk
> solution’ template, there is nothing in the ‘Target GTK# version’
> selector…and if I bypass anyways, an error occurs during template
> instantiation and the resultant solution has no GTK assemblies in the
> references. The solution will not build, failing on missing ref for gtk.
> I have a suspicion that this probably involves some kind of gacutil work, or
> maybe setting the MONO_PATH and associated paths…but I’m not sure how to
> proceed.

I suggest installing a parallel Mono+MD from source. Fedora packages
intentionally break Mono layout (so it's not as MD expects) and they
also seem to ship old betas of MD instead of stable releases.


Michael Hutchinson

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