Bug 43932 - Xamarin.Mac.dll should try to load a side-by-side libxammac.dylib
Summary: Xamarin.Mac.dll should try to load a side-by-side libxammac.dylib
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin.Mac
Classification: Desktop
Component: Runtime ()
Version: Master
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-09-01 10:25 UTC by Alan McGovern
Modified: 2016-12-05 18:25 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Alan McGovern 2016-09-01 10:25:52 UTC
1) Create a normal console application, reference the desktop Xamarin.Mac.dll and make sure libxammac.dylib is local copied.

2) Invoke `NSApplication.Init (); Console.WriteLine (NSApplication.SharedApplication)` in the code

3) Run the application like: mono path/to/executable.exe

You are using dlopen without a full path, retrying by prepending /usr/lib
System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. ---> System.DllNotFoundException: Could not find the runtime library libxammac.dylib

As a fallback can we make Xamarin.Mac use something like: `dlopen (Path.Combine (Path.GetDirectoyName (typeof (NSApplication).Assembly.Location), "libxammac.dylib")` when trying to load the native binary. This will help the standalone usecase
Comment 1 Chris Hamons 2016-11-29 21:10:14 UTC
Comment 2 Chris Hamons 2016-12-05 18:25:48 UTC
Fixed in latest master.