[Mono-devel-list] building Mono

Reggie Burnett rykr at bellsouth.net
Thu Jul 17 00:22:24 EDT 2003


Thank you for your patient response to my unnecessarily gruff email.

Also, I would like to apologize to the entire list for my attitude in my
last posting.  I'm sure I am not the only one with demands on his time.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: mono-devel-list-admin at lists.ximian.com [mailto:mono-devel-list-
> admin at lists.ximian.com] On Behalf Of John Luke
> Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2003 9:15 PM
> To: Reggie Burnett
> Cc: mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com
> Subject: Re: [Mono-devel-list] building Mono
> I follow these steps to update mono and mcs from cvs, and although it
> may not be the "best" way it seems to work.  Please adjust for your
> prefix, and in rare cases make clean is needed in mcs and/or mono before
> beginning.  (Also, I usually start with the rpms installed.)
> 1. cvs co or update mono and mcs
> 2. cd mcs/class/corlib
> 3. make
> 4. cd ../../../mono
> 5. ./autogen.sh --prefix=/usr
> 6. make
> 7. make install
> 8. cd ../mcs
> 9. cp class/lib/corlib.dll /usr/lib/.
> 10. make bootstrap
> 11. make install
> I have made a script which does the above when I build every few days.
> If someone can confirm that the process is correct can we add this
> longer winded instructions to the README.building?
> > I have looked at /mcs/building/README.* and the FAQ.  There are plenty
> of
> > docs and places that give you very short snippets of how to build but
> there
> > doesn't appear to be any single document that is a grand daddy HOW-TO
> for
> > how to build this thing.
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