[Mono-dev] Standard name for mcs

Jonathan Pobst monkey at jpobst.com
Sun Jun 27 22:36:59 EDT 2010

On 6/27/2010 9:25 PM, Russell Wallace wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 2:52 AM, Jonathan Pobst<monkey at jpobst.com>  wrote:
>> Likely, when gmcs goes away, an alias script called 'gmcs' will be left
>> in it's place that points to the current compiler.
> Yes, please do this -- that would be the preferred solution.
> It would be nice if the same could also be done with mcs once it's
> formally removed from the standard Mono distribution as a separate
> program -- being just a one line script, hopefully this could be put
> back into the version shipped with Ubuntu?

In Mono trunk, where the '1.1 mcs' has been removed, mcs is now a script 
pointing to gmcs.exe.

We cannot guarantee all distros will ship this script, but it is created 
by default when you make and install Mono from the Mono tree/tarball.


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