[MonoDevelop] Monodevelop: Error: /tmp/tmp42572dff.tmp

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 22:01:11 EST 2010

On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 6:56 AM, Costantino Pipero <cos at beeond.net> wrote:
> I am using MonoDevelop 2.2 with Mono 2.6 on OpenSUSE 11.2 and I am trying to
> compile a couple of simple projects.
> The first is a very simple GTK project, kind of out the box from the project
> creation wizard; but as I try to compile it, the error lists gives me a
> cryptic:
> "Error: /tmp/tmp42572dff.tmp  Project:(Basic(Gtk))"
> The second is a Moonlight app, and it gives me the same mysterious message:
> "Error: /tmp/tmp1bfc3bc6.tmp  Project:(Basic(Moonlight))"
> I just tried to run the default Moonlight project (the "Hello moon" one) and
> it runs like a charm....
> I am sure it's something simple that I am missing.
> Thanks for your kind help.

There was a bug in MD 2.0/2.2 that caused it to report a tmp file
instead of the actual error when the C# compiler has unexpected
output, i.e. if it crashed. Try copying the compiler command into a
terminal and run it to see the crash.

Michael Hutchinson

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