[Mono-dev] Mono support on Fedora, Ubuntu, Solaris, etc.

Paul paul at all-the-johnsons.co.uk
Mon Sep 15 18:22:25 EDT 2008


> > For Fedora/RedHat users, the rule for 64 bit users is that code goes
> > in /usr/lib64 rather than /usr/lib. Mono has quite a few packages which
> > proports to move code to the correct libdir, but has things hardcoded as
> > $(prefix)/lib rather than $(libdir) within config (and even source)
> > files.
> > 
> > To Fedora/RedHat users, this is a 100% no-no.
> Where should IL be placed?  Platform-independent IL, at that (e.g.
> monodoc.dll, System.Core.dll, etc.)?  openSUSE places this
> under /usr/lib, even on 64-bit platforms (which admittedly is rather
> odd).  What does Fedora suggest?

If you're on a 64 bit box, /usr/lib64/mono. Anything else, /usr/lib/mono

> What I really find fascinating is:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Mono

That page was written ages ago and I don't have edit writes to it :-(

> Until such time as humanity is able to design software *correctly* the
> *first* time, there WILL be unstable libraries.  Attempting to ignore
> their presence is a JOKE, and not a particularly good one.

Especially as in rawhide, we expect unstableness by default!


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