[Mono-devel-list] Tarball packaging of Mono.

gennady wexler adyler at winisp.net
Mon Oct 4 03:59:15 EDT 2004

On 10/3/04 11:47 PM, "Todd Berman" <tberman at off.net> wrote:
>>>    The reason for this is that today we distribute the binaries for all
>>> of the Mono libraries, but if someone needs to apply a patch for their
>>> distribution into the C# files, they have to repackage Mono with the new
>>> libraries, which is rather inconvenient (for shipping a security patch
>>> for example).
>>>    The issues are:
>>> * How to distribute the source of `mcs' inside `mono'.
>> Probably as a top-level subdirectory.  For development, this can be
>> easily achieved with CVS modules file -- so the eventual distributed
>> directory tree should probably look like that too.
> Please no. The mcs and mono modules are already too large. turning them
> basically into one giant module would be painfully insane.

why not make a compact version of .net support that will then live in mono
module? similar to "compact .net framework".

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