[MonoDevelop] monodevelop fails to start

Nicholas Frechette zeno490 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 11 15:15:41 UTC 2012

Running it in gdb does not yield any information.

[mono-2.10] /opt/mono-2.10/lib/monodevelop/bin @ gdb --args mono
--debug MonoDevelop.exe
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Reading symbols from /opt/mono-2.10/bin/mono...done.
Mono support loaded.
(gdb) handle SIGXCPU SIG33 SIG35 SIGPWR nostop noprint
Signal        Stop	Print	Pass to program	Description
SIGXCPU       No	No	Yes		CPU time limit exceeded
SIGPWR        No	No	Yes		Power fail/restart
SIG33         No	No	Yes		Real-time event 33
SIG35         No	No	Yes		Real-time event 35
(gdb) b mono_handle_exception_internal
Breakpoint 1 at 0x80e1b10: file mini-exceptions.c, line 1351.
(gdb) run
Starting program: /opt/mono-2.10/bin/mono --debug MonoDevelop.exe
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
Using host libthread_db library "/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libthread_db.so.1".
[New Thread 0xb7bc9b40 (LWP 26189)]
[New Thread 0xb6f4eb40 (LWP 26190)]
[Thread 0xb6f4eb40 (LWP 26190) exited]
[Thread 0xb7bc9b40 (LWP 26189) exited]
[Inferior 1 (process 26186) exited with code 0177]

On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 10:16 AM, Nicholas Frechette <zeno490 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have tried compiling gtk# from git/master and recompiled everything
> dependent on it from scratch, including monodevelop without luck.
> Nothing appears in the console at all making this very hard to debug.
> Is there a log somewhere or some other way to debug this?
> On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 10:24 AM, Nicholas Frechette <zeno490 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Actually, only non-GTK# applications seem to start properly.
>> While I do not have anything in the output for monodevelop, other
>> applications complain about g_thread_support or something similar
>> missing. I did see a commit for this in gtk# and was wondering if this
>> could be the cause?
>> I'm using the default libgtk2-dev branch from the ubuntu 12.04 repos.
>> On Sun, Aug 5, 2012 at 1:36 PM, Nicholas Frechette <zeno490 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I just upgraded to ubuntu 12.04 and re-installed my mono/monodevelop
>>> from sources as I always do.
>>> mono 2.10.8
>>> monodevelop (and had the same issue)
>>> Launching monodevelop does nothing. It returns right away and nothing
>>> is printed to the console output.
>>> I can launch other C# applications fine as far as I can tell.
>>> Any ideas how I can debug/fix this?
>>> I installed:
>>> gnome-desktop-sharp 2.24.0
>>> gnome-sharp 2.24.1
>>> gtk-sharp 2.12.11
>>> mono-addins 0.6.2
>>> mono-debugger 2.10
>>> monodevelop-debugger

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