[Mono-dev] libmono.0.dylib versus libmono-2.0.dylib

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Wed Feb 24 16:05:18 EST 2010

On 24.02.2010 21:38, Tom Philpot wrote:
> I noticed that in today's SVN build of mono, libmono is now
> libmono-2.0.dylib instead of libmono.0.dylib as in previous
> versions?
> Was there a reason for change? I ask because we can no longer use
> "-lmono" but now have to use "-lmono-2" if we use a Mono svn build
> from today on.

The library was renamed due to API and ABI changes that were
committed today. W/out this name change, applications linked
against libmono.so would break once Mono 2.8 is released.


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