[Mono-dev] Minimal required set to Redistribute Mono

Miguel de Icaza miguel at novell.com
Fri Mar 25 17:51:11 EDT 2011

> I was under the impression that this is exactly what the MonoMac
> linker/bundler did. In fact, I thought it went further and only included the
> specific classes and methods that you actually use within each assembly. My
> understanding is that this would result in needed to distribute even less of
> Mono than if you were to successfully pair things down to just including the
> minimal number of complete assemblies.
> http://www.mono-project.com/MonoMacPackager
> Do I have that wrong?
> Miguel?

You got it right, but that bundler is very specific to MonoMac.   You
will see that people have complained that it does not work in the more
general case with Winforms and Gtk# for example.

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