[Mono-dev] We broke nant... again.

Gert Driesen gert.driesen at telenet.be
Thu Oct 19 08:37:16 EDT 2006

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Leszek Ciesielski" <skolima at gmail.com>
To: <mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com>
Cc: "Marek Sieradzki" <Marek.Sieradzki at gmail.com>
Sent: Thursday, October 19, 2006 10:58 AM
Subject: [Mono-dev] We broke nant... again.

> Hi,
> on 14th of October a new nant version was released, fixing some bugs
> that were encountered when running on mono 1.1.17. On 16th mono 1.1.18
> was released, breaking nant - again. It is able to compile itself, but
> falls into an endless loop (seemingly in mono XML parser) when being
> run on more complex build files, with many 'include's and complex
> 'depends' attributes.
> I am thinking (again) about dumping nant completely and switching to
> (ms/x)build. But as I tried to build a simple VS2005 project today I
> run into several problems.

Not trying to convince you to stick to NAnt here, but dumping an application 
because of bugs in Mono does not seem to be a very good motive.

Instead, report the Mono issue(s) and provide a self-contained repro.

I'd be happy to look into your problem if you can provide enough 


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