[Mono-devel-list] Nant / OJB.NET / Maverick.NET / NVelocity

Todd Berman tberman at gentoo.org
Mon Oct 6 11:15:33 EDT 2003

Lupus, the issue is the entire Regex engine of mono, a known, and
documented mono issue. Filing a mono bug doesn't seem to make sense. 


> -----Original Message-----
> From: mono-devel-list-admin at lists.ximian.com [mailto:mono-devel-list-
> admin at lists.ximian.com] On Behalf Of Paolo Molaro
> Sent: October 6, 2003 10:54 AM
> To: 'Mono-devel'
> Subject: Re: [Mono-devel-list] Nant / OJB.NET / Maverick.NET /
> On 10/06/03 Ian MacLean wrote:
> > >Yes, the DirectoryScanner.cs code is what holds up the compilation
on a
> > >mono system.
> > >
> > >And this is a reported issue, a couple months ago when I was
> > >into using NAnt, I saw on the mailing list archive a thread from
> someone
> > >saying they got it working, but a compile that took 2 seconds from
> > >commandline with mcs took 57 seconds through NAnt.
> > >
> > >
> > ok - I must have missed that. However now its great that we know
> > the issues is and whats causing it.
> Please, whoever tracks down the issue, file a bug in
> so mono can be fixed (and, yes, if nant takes 55 seconds to run a
> it is a bug in mono) or better, provide also the fix.
> One of the unwritten rules of the Mono project is to assume the issues
> reported by users and programmers are in the mono code. It is too easy
> (and lame) to assume the issue is in nant or in other projects. This
> doesn't mean that we're not confident in our code or that the programs
> that use mono can't be improved: it just means that we get to test
> more of the mono codebase thanks to the people that run their
> applications on mono. This is very important and one of the things
> made mono successful: widespread testing (in the same way widespread
> testing helps making the Linux kernel stable). Sometimes some mono
> contributors forget this.
> Please, even if NAnt can workaround the specific issue, file a bug
> a possibly simple test case in the mono bugzilla database, so we can
> make mono better.
> Thanks.
> lupus
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