[MonoDevelop] Error compiling from Source on monodevelop-5.0.1-branch

C.J. Adams-Collier KF7BMP cjac at colliertech.org
Sat Sep 20 19:10:10 UTC 2014

On Sat, 2014-09-20 at 19:16 +0100, Martin Thwaites wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm struggling to get monodevelop to successfully compile on ubuntu
> 14.04.

Hi there.  OFTC / #debian-cli is where the active folk are for real-time

> I've compiled mono master from source, and now I'm trying to get
> monodevelop to the latest.  I'm sure it's something obvious as no
> amount of googling has given me any hint.

let's start at the ubuntu git repo.  you have that one?


you'll want to git-buildpackage or some such.  I haven't done it in a
while, but this is the way to go for supported ubuntu releases in my
experience.  Starting from Miguel's mainline is like shooting at a
moving target.

> The error I'm getting is at make...

Yep, that'll be not the debian way.  Start here for wiki stuff?


> /opt/monodevelop/main/Main.sln (default targets) ->
> (Build target) ->
> /opt/monodevelop/main/external/xwt/Xwt/Xwt.csproj (default targets) ->
> /usr/lib/mono/4.5/Microsoft.CSharp.targets (CoreCompile target) ->
>     Xwt/WidgetSpacing.cs(51,96): error CS0516: Constructor
> `Xwt.WidgetSpacing.WidgetSpacing(double, double, double, double)'
> cannot call itself
> I've tried the 5.0.1, 5.5 and 5.6 branches and they all get the same
> error.
> Any ideas?

> Thanks,
> Martin

Hearts and flowers,


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