Bug 8265 - Monodevelop doesn't build from GIT on Ubuntu 12.10
Summary: Monodevelop doesn't build from GIT on Ubuntu 12.10
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: General ()
Version: Trunk
Hardware: PC Linux
: Low normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-11-07 12:49 UTC by crowell
Modified: 2012-11-30 02:31 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description crowell 2012-11-07 12:49:05 UTC
installed mono on Kubuntu 12.10 on x86_64

git checkedout the monodevelop

try to build

{12-11-07 12:42}lakehylia:~/Desktop/monodevelop@master jeff% which dmcs
{12-11-07 12:42}lakehylia:~/Desktop/monodevelop@master jeff% ./configure

Configuring package: main
Configuration options: 
Running aclocal  ...
Running automake --foreign  ...
Running autoconf ...
Running ./configure --enable-maintainer-mode --enable-compile-warnings --prefix=/usr/local ...
configure: WARNING: unrecognized options: --enable-compile-warnings
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p
checking for gawk... gawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
checking how to create a ustar tar archive... gnutar
checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... yes
checking for mono... /usr/bin/mono
checking for gmcs... no
configure: error: Can't find "gmcs" in your PATH

I feel that dmcs should be used in the case that gmcs doesn't exist.  I can add this feature if it is desirable.
Comment 1 Mike Krüger 2012-11-30 02:31:46 UTC
apt-get install gmcs

should work (at least it does so on linux mint)