[Mono-dev] Still seeking contractor to adding Tizen support to Mono
bob at summerwill.net
Fri Jun 13 17:23:02 UTC 2014
Yep, Tizen can target various architectures, though as Damien says, I don't
imagine those will be very troublesome either. Tizen is just a very
There is a common base (called Tizen:Common) on which all the specific
profiles are built (IVI and Mobile for now, IoT, TV, appliances
The actual reference targets are:
- Intel Atom NUC <https://wiki.tizen.org/wiki/Devices#PC> - Bay Trail
- Intel Minnowboard MAX
<http://www.minnowboard.org/meet-minnowboard-max/> (Atom E38xx)
- VTC 7120-BK
- VTC 1010
- Intel Haswell NUC (Core i3, Core i5)
- Lenovo x230 IvyBridge (Core i5)
- (to be defined) see ARM <https://wiki.tizen.org/wiki/ARM> page
- (to be defined)
See also "Leon Anavi - Porting Tizen to open source hardware devices for
I have an RD-PQ Tizen developer phone, and an Intel NUC, which was a
giveaway at the Tizen Developer Conference. I've also got a Gear 2
smartwatch, which also runs Tizen, but only the HTML5 APIs are exposed on
the watch, unless you root it (
for more details on the Intel NUC.
BTW - tizenexperts.com is the best Tizen news site.
On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 9:55 AM, Damien Diederen <dd at crosstwine.com> wrote:
> Bob, Sergey,
> I was wondering what Tizen had that was so different from other Linux
> distributions; I guess we now have an answer: not much!
> Of course, this is x86 and Bob is--AFAICT--interested in ARM, but I don't
> expect major problems there either as Tizen seems to be a bona fide
> glibc/RPM platform, unlike Android.
> Cheers, -D
> Bob Summerwill <bob at summerwill.net> writes:
> > Fantastic news! Thanks for sharing that information, Sergey.
> > It sounds like the contract work for Tizen is going to be even more
> > minimal, then, along the lines of ...
> > 1. Make configure changes in an upstream-able, clean format. Submit a
> > pull request and get that accepted. Tada! We have Tizen support for
> > :-)
> > 2. Verify that all appropriate samples and unit-tests are buildable and
> > runnable against the Tizen emulator. Make a list of WON'T FIX ones.
> > 3. Work out how to augment the Mono automated builds/tests to include
> > support.
> > On the question of automation ... http://wrench.mono-project.com/builds
> > appears to be dead.
> > Is there automation for Mono separate from whatever Xamarin have running
> > for their own needs?
> > For Tizen at least I would like to get automated builds and runs going
> > within Windows Azure VMs which I will "sponsor" the costs of runnin.
> > there an existing automation infrastructure for this to be added to?
> > Thanks!
> > Cheers,
> > Bob
> > On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 8:36 AM, xplicit <svg at ngs.ru> wrote:
> >> I was able to compile and run mono on tizen(x86) out of the box. Only
> >> small change is needed in configure.ac to compile and run mono
> >> successfully.
> >> I even compiled my mono web-server HyperFastCgi v0.4
> >> (https://github.com/xplicit/HyperFastCgi) and run it behind nginx on
> >> Tizen machine with ServiceStack-hosted "hello, World!" web-application
> >> (front-end nginx is located on the Ubuntu machine and sends requests to
> >> tizen machine). Seems that all works fine, I've got "Hello, World!"
> >> in my browser.
> >> Here are the the sequence of commands I had to do to compile mono
> >> https://gist.github.com/xplicit/2f8444afe162ac69a5f7
> >> Here are the change for configure.ac
> >> https://gist.github.com/xplicit/f3d5d08b3eac836fae38
> >> I use tizen_20140415.5_ivi-release-mbr-i586-sdb.raw image.
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