Bug 3955 - mkbundle creates a package which wants the nonexistent gdiplus.dll
Summary: mkbundle creates a package which wants the nonexistent gdiplus.dll
Status: RESOLVED ANSWERED
Alias: None
Product: Runtime
Classification: Mono
Component: Tools ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Linux
: --- normal
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Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2012-03-18 02:53 UTC by alister.hood
Modified: 2017-07-15 18:29 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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error produced when running the executable created by mkbundle on a machine without Mono (5.42 KB, text/plain)
2012-03-18 02:53 UTC, alister.hood
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Description alister.hood 2012-03-18 02:53:24 UTC
Created attachment 1530 [details]
error produced when running the executable created by mkbundle on a machine without Mono

(I guess this could be related to #3263)

I want to create a static Linux build of Lazyrenamer http://code.google.com/p/lazyrenamer/

I run this command:
mkbundle -o lazyrenamer_bundle_deps_static_z LazyRenamer.exe --deps --static -z

When I try to run the resulting executable on a machine without Mono installed, I get an error message about missing libc (note it is just "libc", with no .dll suffix).  This appears to be because the test system doesn't have any dev packages installed - it runs without that error once I create libc.so as a link to the actual libc-2.15.so that is on the system.

Now I get the attached error which seems to indicate that it can't find "gdiplus.dll", and I can't figure out a workaround.  Am I missing something?

Thanks.
Comment 1 Hin-Tak Leung 2016-01-12 17:38:04 UTC
you need to put a config file with --config also to map libc.
Comment 2 Hin-Tak Leung 2017-07-15 18:29:52 UTC
I don't think the question was fully answered. It is not clear what the original reporter's precise question was.

- if it is missing routines in libc, and libgdiplus vs gdiplus.dll, it is as I said, mkbundle --config is the anwser.

- OTOH, System.Windows.Forms , do need libgdiplus or gdiplus.dll . That's requirement for GUI programs from the .net world . mkbundle cannot change that.