[Mono-dev] What would you like to see in Mono?

Rafael Teixeira monoman at gmail.com
Wed Mar 29 17:41:24 EST 2006

Just one topic commented, that also adds my personal request.

On 3/29/06, Joe Shaw <joeshaw at novell.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> And one thing that has always bugged me: my apps all behave strangely
> and then crash when I recompile underneath a running instance.  That's
> very annoying, and I suspect it's also a problem if you upgrade packages
> and an app is running as well.
> Joe

We need to implement shadow copying to allow for changes on running
assemblies (but aside from ASP.NET where it is enabled by default,
even on MS' .NET one need to turn it on explicitly for every AppDomain
that needs it).
That turns on-the-fly updates for plugins, and even whole-apps, a real

Rafael "Monoman" Teixeira
As I'm currently working a lot with Java and even fixing Java VMs
(JamVM/Kaffe) and GNU Classpath code, I think I may partly borrow the
title (Javaman) from my friend Bruno Souza and become the
MonoNJavaMan. Yeah, I may currently be crazier than usual...

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