[MonoDevelop] Compiling MonoDevelop

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Tue Jul 20 17:00:06 EDT 2010

On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 7:36 AM, Jan-Philipp Kappmeier
<jan-philipp.kappmeier at uni-dortmund.de> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using a computer where I don't have root access. I've installed a
> private version of Mono into a directory where I have access to. The $PATH
> is changed and the new version of Mono is recognized, "mono --version"
> gives out 2.6.4.
> Running ./configure for the MonoDevelop sources findes the correct path.
> It gives out:
> checking for mono... /local/Programme/mono/bin/mono
> checking for gmcs... /local/Programme/mono/bin/gmcs
> but after that, it fails checking the version. The output is
> configure: error: Please install mono version 2.6.1 or later to install
> MonoDevelop.

You should set up your parallel environment as explained here:

Specifically, you appear to be missing PKG_CONFIG_PATH.

Michael Hutchinson

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