[Mono-devel-list] reduced size package

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Fri Jun 24 14:24:49 EDT 2005


> I'm new to the list, residing in the UK and trying to get a small .NET 
> application to run correctly under MONO.
> At present my question is about the possibility of using a small part of 
> The .NET application I wish to deliver by download is very simple, and 
> must surely use only a very small part of the MONO runtime. Is it 
> possible to put together a package which contains only that much of the 
> MONO runtime that this program needs? Well, ok, anything is possible, 
> but is it readily doable, or even feasible? I have a certain amount of 
> C/UNIX programming experience, but no real experience of deploying 
> sofware to market and making it available to run on different platforms.

Yes, you could.  Specially if you use `mkbundle'.

To reduce the size today you could *try* using monodiet (but it has not
been tested) or you could wait for a linker to be written.

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