[Mono-dev] SVN Repository layout - is this explained anywhere

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Sun Feb 1 11:59:29 EST 2009

Shane Moore wrote:
> Apologies to those who have an intimate understanding of the SVN repository.
> I have been considering helping with developing mono, but the main
> inhibition at this stage is to know where to find things, becuase the SVN
> repository has sooo many folders. I don't know where to start to find what.
> So I was wondering if anyone can point me to a document/page that explains
> the purpose of each directory under /trunk, that would basically give me an
> orientation to the repository layout. Or if such a document doesn't exist,
> could someone consider making such a document? - I don't expect a huge
> thing, possibly just a few short words to explain the purpose of each
> directory, e.g. what is the purpose of "DemoLib", what is the purpose of
> "Deveel.Pim", what is the purpose of "Dumbarton", etc.

If you want to contribute to mono, only 2-4 projects are relevant:


The incubator of .NET 3.x features (not mentioned on this
wiki page) is called "olive". Note that, IIRC, the repository
protocol has changed from http to svn, so the links mentioned
on the wiki page must start with svn://.


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