[Mono-dev] mkbundle2 and libMonoPosixHelper.so

Miguel de Icaza miguel at novell.com
Sat Apr 16 11:27:43 EDT 2011

>>      Is there a problem with mkbundle2 (this also happens with mkbundle)?
>> Surely we shouldn't have to distribute these library modules alongside our
>> application? I used the mkbundle2 --deps command to make sure all
>> dependancies are included.
> It's by design. Mkbundle is only considering managed components.
> libMonoPosixHelper.so is needed whenever Mono.Posix is consumed
> by some assembly (WinForms in your case).

In general, it would be nice to build a higher-level packager that
bundles external libraries for Linux use.

This would produce a directory, instead of a single file, and it would
host all the extra files.

Not very hard to do, but someone has to do it ;-)


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