[Mono-dev] Mono 2.0 download
monkey at jpobst.com
Wed Oct 8 14:24:38 EDT 2008
The biggest reason is that Debian/Ubuntu ships Mono with their system,
and chops it up differently than Suse does. This means there is a good
chance that our packages would cause problems on your machine when we
overwrite those packages with the new ones. IE: things like Banshee,
F-Spot, and Tomboy might no longer work. Therefore, we believe it is
better to let Debian/Ubuntu make packages that are compatible with their
Hopefully, 2.0 packages for Debian/Ubuntu will soon start appearing in
the places listed on http://www.mono-project.com/Other_Downloads.
Casper Bang wrote:
> I know SUSE sponsors the project, but is there a good reason for not
> producing .deb packages for Debian/*buntu, the most popular line of distro?
> Anyway congrats with the release, looking forward to taking it for a spin!
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