[MonoDevelop] Building Mono/MonoDevelop from git source

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Sun Feb 6 20:30:05 EST 2011

On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 1:09 PM, Peter Hultqvist <phq at endnode.se> wrote:
> Hello
> Today I decided to get the latest version of MonoDevelop. From github I
> got the sources for mono/debugger, mono, mono-addins and monodevelop.
> The remaining dependencies came from ubuntu 10.10 packages.
> The new mono was installed first and the remaining packages was built
> and installed with the newly compiled mono compiler.
> Everything was done with the /opt/mono prefix.
> It all compiled fine but when I try to start monodevelop I get a single
> error:
>    Unhandled Exception: System.TypeLoadException: A type load exception
> has occurred.
> Other mono applications from ubuntu also fail in this new
> environment(somewhat expected), still some of my own (non-graphical)
> applications work fine.
> Does anyone have any idea what could be missing?

Not without the full error message.

Please read http://mjhutchinson.com/journal/2007/11/08/how_not_break_mono

Most likely you are running into

Michael Hutchinson

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