[Mono-dev] Debian CI & PPA for Ubuntu/Debian

Miguel de Icaza miguel at xamarin.com
Thu Jul 3 14:32:22 UTC 2014

Hello Alex,

Xamarin Studio is just our Android/iOS add-in, and the branding addin on
top of a vanilla Xamarin Studio.

Those addins require an SDK that is not available on Linux, so it does not
make much sense to ship those.


On Sat, Jun 28, 2014 at 6:15 PM, Alexander Trauzzi <atrauzzi at gmail.com>

> Hey Miguel,
> I also forgot to ask, does this mean there will also be a release of
> Xamarin Studio for the targeted Linux distributions?
> - Alex
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 8:16 AM, Miguel de Icaza <miguel at xamarin.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello Alexander,
>> We are getting our house in order in terms of Linux support.   Jo
>> Shields, one of the Mono/Debian maintainers will be joining Xamarin this
>> July to work on both keeping our packages up to date on Linux, as well as
>> restoring our sanity when it comes to regressions, public CI and other
>> services that have languished.
>> We really wish he could start earlier, but he had to wrap up a long
>> commitment with his current employer.
>> That said, we look forward for a bright and lovely future for Mono on
>> Linux again.
>> Miguel
>> On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 6:07 AM, Alexander Trauzzi <atrauzzi at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Hello to the Mono devel list!
>>> I started a discussion this weekend on ubuntu-devel-discuss to talk
>>> about Mono on that platform and getting more current versions available.
>>> You can catch up here:
>>> https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-discuss/2014-June/015005.html
>>> As we started to untangle things, it came up that the current CI for
>>> Mono on Debian is currently not working.  I'm not familiar with building
>>> Mono or properly packaging software, however I'm wondering if this is
>>> something Xamarin/Mono could take a look at?
>>> I know historically this relationship has been a bit strange, but what
>>> I'm looking for here as a "user" of Mono is for the two sides to somehow
>>> come together -- I think there's a decent amount interest in having the
>>> latest & greatest available on Ubuntu.
>>> Failing all that, perhaps at the very least, the discussion here on this
>>> list could focus on what exactly it would take (from Mono/Xamarin's
>>> perspective) to get current versions of Mono flowing on Ubuntu again.
>>>  Also, feel free to jump over to the other discussion if it's appropriate.
>>> Before I finish, a choice tweet from a while back:
>>> https://twitter.com/migueldeicaza/status/442491724683018241
>>>  This might just be me, but ensuring developers on Ubuntu are on the
>>> same footing as Mac/Windows would definitely go a long way towards that
>>> hope.
>>> All the best!
>>>   Alexander Trauzzi
>>>   atrauzzi at gmail.com
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