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FS#27778 - Monodevelop 2.8.5-1 fails to create new solution

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Eric Jacoboni (jaco) - Saturday, 31 December 2011, 01:34 GMT
Last edited by Isenmann Daniel (ise) - Sunday, 05 February 2012, 18:11 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Upstream Bugs
Status Closed
Assigned To Isenmann Daniel (ise)
Architecture x86_64
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


New version of Monodevelop package raises a System.ArgumentNullException when trying to create a new solution.
See here:

The problem disappears when downgrading to previous version ( I've only tested on x86_64 architecture.
I've also tried to delete the ~/.config/MonoDevelop* directories... Same error.

Steps to reproduce:

Start a new solution from the welcome page.
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Closed by  Isenmann Daniel (ise)
Sunday, 05 February 2012, 18:11 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Fixed in new upstream release. In extra now.
Comment by Isenmann Daniel (ise) - Sunday, 01 January 2012, 14:56 GMT
Can't reproduce it. It creates any project I select.
Comment by Eric Jacoboni (jaco) - Sunday, 01 January 2012, 14:59 GMT
It's seems it's a known problem upstream as there is a patch in Git :
Comment by Isenmann Daniel (ise) - Sunday, 01 January 2012, 15:25 GMT
  • Field changed: Category (Packages: Extra → Upstream Bugs)
Reported upstream.