[Mono-dev] VS 2008 required for building mono 2.6?

Miha Vrhovnik miha.vrhovnik at cordia.si
Fri Dec 18 15:22:46 EST 2009

"Miha Vrhovnik" <miha.vrhovnik at cordia.si> wrote on 17.12.2009 22:29:19:

>Hi *,
>Congratulations on releasing 2.6.
>On the other note. I didn't find anything in the docs or on the mailing list, that the required version of Visual Studio to build mono changed for 2.6 version. Looking at sln and vcproj files it seems that they are all from VS 2008.
>If that is the case please also update the compling manual [1]
>On the other hand looking at the SVN under /tags/mono-2-6/mono I can see that there is also msvc05 dir present and msvc dir itself also contains some files that are not in official 2.6 bz2 file.
>This seems like you have some source packaging problem.
>[1] - http://www.mono-project.com/Compiling_Mono_VSNET

I've build it from the svn as previous version but I still think that docs should be updated, also indicating that building from tagged SVN is preferred way. 


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