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

Alexander Trauzzi atrauzzi at gmail.com
Sat Jun 28 22:15:40 UTC 2014

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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