[Mono-dev] What is best environment for building mono-2.8.1 for Windows?

Stifu stifu at free.fr
Mon Dec 20 17:40:18 EST 2010

I successfully built Mono on Windows following this little tutorial:

Except it's now Git rather than SVN.

greenaj wrote:
> Thanks for the replay, I was hoping it would be Linux cross compile
> because the environment is so much easier to work with.  I am mainly a
> Windows programmer who has some experience in Linux, but the Cygwin
> environment is a lot harder to use than Linux.
> Is there any current help that one can get setting up Cygwin?  The
> tutorials I found on the mono website do not work.  I had to make some
> changes to get the cross compile to work on SuSE 11.3, but has been
> considerably less painful and more rewarding than the Cygwin.
> Are there any resources for figuring out how to build under Cygwin for
> 2.8.1, like some build scripts or anything else that can be retrieved from
> the Mono project on GitHub?  So far Cygwin has been a nightmare of wasted
> time.

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