[MonoDevelop] Type or namespace 'mytype' could not be found.... but I'm referencing the dll

Steve Hannah steve at weblite.ca
Fri Jan 21 01:27:56 EST 2011

Update:  I think I found the problem.  It must have been a problem with the
.dll file.  When I use different .dll files created with the same method
(IKVM) I seem to be able to build and run the program properly.


On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 10:02 PM, shannah <steve at weblite.ca> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I'm trying to be able to use a .dll that I have produced using IKVM inside
> a
> MonoDevelop solution.  I have referenced the .dll and it shows up under
> "References" for the solution.  And I can browse the contents of the .dll
> in
> the Assembly Browser, but when I try to include any of the classes in the
> .dll it tells me that
> "The type or namespace name 'mytype' could not be found.  Are you missing a
> using directive or an assembly reference?"
> I'm using MonoDevelop 2.4.1 (because 2.4.2 was giving me different problems
> trying to build Mac packages).
> It is strange because code completion works properly when typing the
> "using"
> statements so you can see that it is referenced... it just doesn't seem to
> be referenced properly in the build step.
> Any ideas are much appreciated.
> -Steve
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