[Mono-dev] Re: [Mono-patches] r55877 - trunk/mono-tools

Wade Berrier wberrier at novell.com
Thu Feb 9 13:15:27 EST 2006

On Thu, 2006-02-09 at 09:18 -0600, Mike Kestner wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-02-08 at 21:49 -0700, Wade Berrier wrote:
> > Currently the monodoc browser is available on many older distros as well
> > as win32.  But with this change it won't work on older distros nor
> > win32. 
> It looks like sles9, rh9, and rhel3 are the only distros mono is
> packaging that don't have Gtk#2 packages at this point.  It seems
> reasonable to freeze at the previous version of monodoc-browser for
> those platforms.  Those platforms just don't get new features and live
> with the existing bugs.  We can continue to update the documentation
> content independently since that lives in monodoc, not mono-tools.

The website updates are scripted.  I'll need to update these anyway, so
I'll add a feature of "latest version" for these older distros.

> As far as win32, is it the gconf-sharp dependency that's blocking us?
> How did you get around that for 1.0 on win32?

I believe it boils down to that I can't compile gnome-sharp2 because it
depends on libpanelapplet, which isn't available on win32.  Without
gnome-sharp2, I can't compile gtkhtml-sharp2, which I'm able to do with
1.0.10, because 1.0.10's gnome-sharp doesn't require libpanelapplet.

Now, if I could use gecko-sharp on win32 (which I haven't figured out
how to do this yet), then yes, the only missing piece would be


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