[Mono-dev] [PATCH] Added Decimal.TryParse Methods

Michael Schurter michael at synthesyssolutions.com
Wed Sep 6 17:45:57 EDT 2006

Miguel de Icaza wrote:
>> I'm a Windows developer and work and Linux user at home.  So I'm very 
>> interested in Mono, but the whole build system is agonizing to me.  I 
>> found myself running "make && sudo make install" on Mono just to test my 
>> tiny changes to corlib/System/Decimal.cs.  There has to be a better way, 
>> but makefiles are a complete mystery to me.
> Go to the corlib directory, and type:
> 	make install PROFILE=net_2_0
> That will trigger the build and the installation of your changes (the
> minimal required) and will specify that you want to do this for the 2.0
> profile.

Well thats painfully easy.

> This is btw, mentioned in the mcs/README file, I know, its not very
> obvious.

My mistake.  While it was frustrating to figure out how to build Mono, 
we are compiling a compiler, VM, class library, and support tools... not 
exactly simple stuff.

Michael Schurter
Synthesys Solutions

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