[Mono-dev] PATCH: Make Process.Start() use the same 'mono' runtime

Mirco Bauer meebey at meebey.net
Tue Jun 5 14:15:26 EDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-06-04 at 17:31 -0400, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> > > I rather not use the environment variable, for one computing the actual
> > > program name might not be easy.   I rather just hard code it to `mono'
> > > and it would be up to the user to set the path name appropriately.
> > 
> > At least in Debian, the mono executable is not called "mono".
> > It's "cli":
> > 
> > http://pkg-mono.alioth.debian.org/cli-policy/
> They have both, cli i think is  a symlink,

Thats correct, cli is a symlink which points to the best/preferred
installed CLI runtime like mono.

Also the cli symlink is only used for applications that are known to run
on any CLI runtime (that's about none to helloworld.exe)

>  if they dont do that, its not
> our fault, and they should provide a patch just like they patch the
> rest.

Do you believe I am insane and rename mono binaries? *cough*


Mirco 'meebey' Bauer


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