[Mono-dev] Packaging NAnt

Wade Berrier wberrier at novell.com
Fri Jul 21 04:58:12 EDT 2006

Hi Gert,

On Fri, 2006-07-14 at 18:33 +0200, Gert Driesen wrote:

> I really appreciate the work you're doing, but wouldn't it be best if we
> (the NAnt team) would release the RPM's ?
> (same goes for NUnit, ...)

I think that would be fine.  I have an interest in posting and building
rpms anyway, simply because I also submit mono packages to SuSE, where
they would want to build from source anyway.

> Wouldn't it be better to have the Mono team would share knowledge
> (instructions, best practices, ...) and perhaps coordinate the efforts of
> other projects.

Here's a wiki page about some app guidelines:


In this case it comes down to filesystem layout and wrapper scripts.
Boo does a good job at this while using nant, and is a good example to
look at.

I've built a nant rpm and you can see some shell stuff I do here inside
the install tag:


I hope that doesn't break something, but boo and ikvm build fine using
the resultant nant rpm.

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