[MonoDevelop] Error VBNC31027: The file '[...]/frmMain.resources' does not exist. (Command line )

"Andrés G. Aragoneses" knocte at gmail.com
Tue Nov 12 16:57:05 UTC 2013

In order to make it work in Mono.

And as a side effect you learn a new language.

I see it as a win-win.

On 12/11/13 17:04, DragonQ wrote:
> Hmm why would I convert all of my code into a 99% equivalent language that I'm not as familiar with?
> On 12/11/13 17:24, "Andrés G. Aragoneses" wrote:> I recommend moving out of VB to be honest. There are code converters out
>> there that will translate most of your VB to C#. Maybe you can start there.
>> On 12/11/13 17:04, DragonQ wrote:
>>> Thanks, changing the build action of the .resx files to "compile"
>>> fixed the
>>> problem. I do get loads of errors when building though...I didn't realise
>>> Mono didn't support implied properties or lambda expressions. Lots of
>>> changes needed to get my code Mono-compatible, not sure I'll bother. :(
>>> Rolf Bjarne Kvinge-4 wrote
>>>> Hi,
>>>> It's probably because of the frmMain.resx file you have, in theory the
>>>> .resources file should be generated automatically by MonoDevelop when
>>>> you
>>>> build.
>>>> Try checking that the Build Action (right-click the frmMain.resx file
>>>> and
>>>> verify that it's the same as on the other .resx files).
>>>> Rolf
>>>> On Sat, Nov 9, 2013 at 3:34 PM, DragonQ <
>>>> dragonq0105@
>>>> > wrote:
>>>>> I get this error when compiling a VB.NET 4.0 project made using Visual
>>>>> Studio
>>>>> 2013. The error message is correct: the file doesn't exist. But why
>>>>> is it
>>>>> even looking for it? I can't find any mention of that file in any of my
>>>>> project files. My frmMain object has the usual three files (frmMain.vb,
>>>>> frmMain.resx, frmMain.Designer.vb). It's also looking for
>>>>> frmStartup.resources, but for some reason it doesn't complain for my
>>>>> other
>>>>> forms.
>>>>> I'm using the latest version of MonoDevelop from  here
>>>>> <
>>>>> http://mono-d.alexanderbothe.com/how-to-get-the-latest-monodevelop-on-ubuntu-oneiric/
>>>>> (v4.1.4) and I've built and installed the latest versions of /mono /
>>>>> (v3.2.5) and /mono-vbnc/ manually.
>>>>> The reason I'm trying to compile using Mono is because my program hangs
>>>>> when
>>>>> running under Mono and launching either a BackgroundWorker or new
>>>>> thread
>>>>> (no
>>>>> crash, no error message, just stops doing anything), and I've run
>>>>> out of
>>>>> ways to debug it without a development environment.
>>>>> Thanks for any help.

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