Bug 11854 - Mono 3.0.9 vbnc compiler fails to execute. Is looking for 3.0.8 directories.
Summary: Mono 3.0.9 vbnc compiler fails to execute. Is looking for 3.0.8 directories.
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 11807
Alias: None
Product: Compilers
Classification: Mono
Component: VisualBasic ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT]
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Reported: 2013-04-18 16:10 UTC by dreizen
Modified: 2013-05-14 12:32 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 11807

Description dreizen 2013-04-18 16:10:34 UTC
I've installed the beta version of mono (3.0.9) for OS X (10.8) from the mono downloads page.  When I executed vbnc, I received the following error:

$ vbnc 
Cannot open assembly '/Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/3.0.8/lib/mono/4.0/vbnc.exe': No such file or directory.  

As I'd expect, when I looked in the Versions directory I found only 3.0.9, not 3.0.8:

$ ls /Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/      
3.0.9   Current

I created a symlink from 3.0.8 -> 3.0.9, after which vbnc worked:

$ cd /Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/
$ ls
3.0.9   Current
$ sudo ln -s 3.0.9 3.0.8
Password:
$ ls -l
total 16
lrwxr-xr-x   1 root  admin    5 Apr 18 12:55 3.0.8 -> 3.0.9
drwxr-xr-x  13 root  admin  442 Apr  9 13:27 3.0.9
lrwxr-xr-x   1 root  admin   49 Apr 18 12:51 Current -> /Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/3.0.9
$ vbnc
Visual Basic.Net Compiler version 0.0.0.5943 (Mono 2.11 - crypto-mono/98d10ad)
Copyright (C) 2004-2010 Rolf Bjarne Kvinge. All rights reserved.

vbnc: Command line : error VBNC2011: No files to compile! Cannot do anything!
Compilation took 00:00:00.2216560
Comment 1 Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT] 2013-05-14 12:32:49 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 11807 ***