Bug 39986 - broken installation on Debian/ubuntu
Summary: broken installation on Debian/ubuntu
Alias: None
Product: Installers
Classification: Mono
Component: General ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Linux
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jo Shields
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-03-30 00:46 UTC by rotrevrep
Modified: 2016-09-20 18:44 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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

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Description rotrevrep 2016-03-30 00:46:21 UTC
libmono-* packages from your repositories are broken because 'libmono-2.0.so' link is missing, so 'mono-2' pc file can't retrieve -lmono-2.0 library
Comment 1 Rodrigo Kumpera 2016-03-30 15:15:29 UTC
Hey Jo,

Could you take a look at this one?
Comment 2 Jo Shields 2016-03-30 15:21:13 UTC
libmono-2.0-dev package. Hasn't gone anywhere!

directhex@ip-10-197-40-105:/srv/www/htdocs/ftp.novell.com/pub/mono/repo/debian/pool/main/m/mono$ dpkg -c libmono-2.0-dev_4.4.0.40-0xamarin1_amd64.deb | grep so$
lrwxrwxrwx root/root         0 2016-03-16 17:08 ./usr/lib/libmono-2.0.so -> libmonosgen-2.0.so
Comment 3 rotrevrep 2016-03-30 20:29:41 UTC
@Jo no. 'from -> to' is the textual representation of symlink. libmonosgen-2.0.so is present in libmonosgen-2.0-dev package, not in libmono-2.0-dev. libmono-2.0-dev doesn't install libmonosgen-2.0-dev
Comment 4 rotrevrep 2016-03-30 20:33:01 UTC
for next updates, please add libmonosgen-2.0-dev to debian control ;)
Comment 5 Jo Shields 2016-03-30 20:42:31 UTC

The issue is the default runtime changed in the 4.4 branch (hence the symlink changed), but the package still depends on Boehm, not SGen.

Fixed in git.

Relevant Mono commit is 2324a7ad9, packaging commit is 9d7e6217
Comment 6 rotrevrep 2016-03-30 21:58:10 UTC