[Mono-dev] Modifying and compiling mono source code

Jonathan Pryor jonpryor at vt.edu
Sat Dec 25 20:14:35 EST 2010

On Dec 25, 2010, at 5:40 PM, Tomi <bosak.tomas at gmail.com> wrote:
> Let's say that I modify mono sources with Visual Studio 2010 on my
> Windows machine and I want to test it on linux (with parallel mono
> environments) hosted at VPS. Is it normal to just overwrite old dll on
> linux machine with a new one copied from Windows?

Yes, but you probably don't want to overwrite the distro-provided assemblies.  You should instead overwrite assemblies from a parallel mono build; see also:


> Wouldn't I be yelled at when I decide to implement something (and then
> push it to master) if I, for example, use VS 2010 to modify sources?

No problem if you use the VS2010 IDE. There would be problems if you downloaded and used the .NET reference sources, which VS2010 occasionally will kindly offer to install...

 - Jon

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