[MonoDevelop] Does monodevelop 4+ require gtk+3?

Jeff Stedfast jeff at xamarin.com
Mon Aug 5 16:06:33 UTC 2013


MonoDevelop 4+ still requires Gtk+ 2.x and Gtk# 2.x, it will not work with


On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 11:58 AM, mlintner <mlintner at flash.net> wrote:

> The documentation at https://github.com/mono/gtk-sharp says that "Install
> the
> gtk-3 development headers first". Apparently this will build without
> gtk-sharp but ultimately is see a couple of compile issues on monodevelop
> which are from a changed function prototype. I wrote a bug on this but I'm
> not clear if it is a bug. monodevelop can be built with gtk+2 and will run
> but it requires just the right combination of libraries. I have built it
> with gtk+2 and have seen another build that uses gtk-2. If it requires
> gtk-3
> then this is all wrong and the build with a backlevel gtk is unstable. I'm
> working on Centos 6.4. Gtk-3 requires a lot of dependency changes all of
> which have to be built from source because there are no Centos packages. I
> have no evidence that the build is unstable with gtk-2. This document
> https://github.com/mono/gtk-sharp gives no indication what level of GTK+
> it
> needs. The documentation lhttps://github.com/mono/monodevelop lists  the
> dependencies. It does not mention gnome-sharp which I know it needs.
> Everyone on this list builds monodevelop. How is monodevelop supposed to be
> built? What level of GTK is necessary? If it is true that gtk+3 is
> necessary
> for Centos 6.4 what is the best way to resolve this dependency?
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