[Mono-devel-list] Running mono on a G5

Jonathan Gilbert 2a5gjx302 at sneakemail.com
Fri Jul 8 13:27:10 EDT 2005

At 11:59 AM 08/07/2005 +0200, Paolo Molaro wrote:
>On 07/08/05 Gary Ali wrote:
>> I would like to know if mono supports the G5 running on either Linux or
>> OS X(tiger). I know that mono supports the G4 but would it be possible to 
>> run the same on G5? Is G5 backward compatible. I mean, would it be
>> to use the same 32 bit JITter on G5 and run the C# apps?
>> What all would it take to support the G5 under mono? 
>Mono already works fine on a G5 in 32 bit mode on either OSX or Linux.
>Sometime in the future we could do a port to Linux ppc64, but
>basically nobody expressed interest for that yet.

I have an interest in another platform: the IRIX-based MIPS systems
produced by SGI (Octane, O2, etc.). I know virtually nothing about
low-level coding on these systems, so I wouldn't really be able to help,
apart from testing. Is there anyone currently involved with the project who
is familiar with those systems and could make a basic port of the JIT to

Jonathan Gilbert

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