[Mono-dev] Is it possible to run ASP.NET from a CD?

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Wed Dec 19 10:53:14 EST 2007


Joe Audette wrote:
> Hi All,
> Was wondering if its theoretically possible to run xsp2 directly from
> a cd. I've seen some posts about embedding mono but don't really know
> what is involved. If anyone can confirm whether its possible or point
> me to any information that might help I'd appreciate it.
> What I'm thinking about is being able to run mojoportal directly from
> a cd probably with SQLite. Obviously it would be read only but I can
> see if it could be done it would be great for making demos and also
> maybe I could make a utility to import export from other db platforms
> so a site could be backed up and archived to cd in a way that you can
> see the site as it was at the time of backup.
> Is this possible?

It is, but I'd rather consider employing a virtual machine for
this purpose. Too much trouble for the gain.

If you're still interested: see mkbundle.


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