[MonoDevelop] "Could not load file or assembly" on Ubuntu

Andres knocte at gmail.com
Mon Apr 3 04:23:57 UTC 2017

On Friday, March 31, 2017 10:14 PM, Steve Chadsey wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 8:06 AM, Andres <knocte at gmail.com
> <mailto:knocte at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> On Saturday, March 25, 2017 07:40 AM, Steve Chadsey wrote:
>>> * Assertion at metadata.c:3643, condition `ptr' not met
>> That assertion seems to suggest a bug in mono. What version of mono
> are you using?
> $ mono --version
> Mono JIT compiler version 4.4.2 (Stable

That's not the version that ships by default in Ubuntu16.04. Then I 
would recommend you either:

a) Downgrade to distro packages (4.2.1), hopefully more stable.


b) Upgrade mono to 4.8.

If after (a) it still fails, do (b).
If after (b) it still fails, file a runtime bug in 

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