[Mono-dev] Mono C# compiler switch

Marek Safar marek.safar at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 15:00:59 UTC 2016


Do you know what version of Mono this will be available in? Will it be the
> next release?

Correct, next version after Mono 4.8


On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 7:46 AM Marek Safar <marek.safar at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Mono master has switched to Roslyn compiler as the default C# compiler.
>> We'll keep both compilers (mcs and csc) available for some time but csc
>> will be our preferred compiler from now on.
>> Our compiler always tracked Microsoft C# implementation very closely so I
>> don't expect any upgrade issues, especially when both mcs and csc will
>> co-exist because they have different set of supported command line
>> arguments. For those using xbuild (or CodeDOM driven APIs) the upgrade
>> should be automatic and only noticeable change will be different debug
>> symbols format.
>> Marek
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