Bug 23902 - Cannot run Windows.Forms (Gtk#) application
Summary: Cannot run Windows.Forms (Gtk#) application
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 23553
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Forms ()
Version: 1.3.0
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-10-17 11:33 UTC by Juergen.Reichert
Modified: 2014-10-20 12:10 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Juergen.Reichert 2014-10-17 11:33:39 UTC
I installed Mono MDK 3.10.0 from http://www.mono-project.com/download/  successfully.
I can create Console applications.

I can compile the "Winforms Hello World" from  http://www.mono-project.com/docs/getting-started/mono-basics/
BUT I cannot run Windows.Forms (Gtk#) applications !

Error message:
mono hello.exe 
System.EntryPointNotFoundException: GdipCreateFromContext_macosx
  at (wrapper managed-to-native) System.Drawing.GDIPlus:GdipCreateFromContext_macosx (intptr,int,int,intptr&)
  at System.Drawing.Graphics.FromHwnd (IntPtr hwnd) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
  at System.Windows.Forms.XplatUICarbon.PaintEventStart (System.Windows.Forms.Message& msg, IntPtr handle, Boolean client) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
  at System.Windows.Forms.XplatUI.PaintEventStart (System.Windows.Forms.Message& msg, IntPtr handle, Boolean client) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
  at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WmPaint (System.Windows.Forms.Message& m) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
  at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WndProc (System.Windows.Forms.Message& m) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
  at System.Windows.Forms.ScrollableControl.WndProc (System.Windows.Forms.Message& m) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
  at System.Windows.Forms.ContainerControl.WndProc (System.Windows.Forms.Message& m) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
  at System.Windows.Forms.Form.WndProc (System.Windows.Forms.Message& m) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
  at System.Windows.Forms.Control+ControlWindowTarget.OnMessage (System.Windows.Forms.Message& m) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
  at System.Windows.Forms.Control+ControlNativeWindow.WndProc (System.Windows.Forms.Message& m) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 
  at System.Windows.Forms.NativeWindow.WndProc (IntPtr hWnd, Msg msg, IntPtr wParam, IntPtr lParam) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0 

Environment: MAC: OSX 10.9.5

Active Mono: /usr/bin/mono
Warning: pkg-config could not find mono installed on this system
No dotnet pkgconfig found, Windows.Forms, System.Drawing and others will not work

I've already tried with no success:
* export PKG_CONFIG_PATH="$PKG_CONFIG_PATH:/Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/3.10.0/lib/pkgconfig/"
* sudo ln -s /Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Commands/pkg-config /usr/bin/pkg-config

Any help would be greatly appreciated !!!
Comment 1 Ram Chandra 2014-10-20 11:57:12 UTC
I have checked this issue and I am able to reproduce this issue.

I am following the following  doc :

I am able to create simple "Console Hello World: application but when I try to create the  "Winforms Hello World" application I am getting the following error. However application is compiled successfully.

System.EntryPointNotFoundException: GdipCreateFromContext_macosx
  at (wrapper managed-to-native) System.Drawing.GDIPlus:GdipCreateFromContext_macosx (intptr,int,int,intptr&)

Screencast: http://www.screencast.com/t/1BIlJdB3

Error Details: https://gist.github.com/saurabh360/aef295faf34e7746debf

Environment Info: 

Mac OS X 10.9.5
Mono 3.10.0 ((detached/633e444)
GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)
Xcode 6.0.1 (6528)
Comment 2 PJ 2014-10-20 12:10:50 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 23553 ***