[Mono-list] Yet Another RPM Packaging

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
20 Aug 2002 22:40:46 -0400

Hello Daniel,

> I wanted to try mono out, and I am not a big fan of installing programs
> that doesn't have rpm packaging so I looked around for some mono rpm
> packages and found that the only ones that are available are from
> mono.baselabs.org, that seems to be down at the moment.
> So I decided to create my own mono packages, mostly to learn how the
> different parts fitted together.
> When/if baselabs comes back I indend to merge the different packages and
> submit patches to the rpm maintainer.
> I have also created libgc6 packages based on what I found at
> http://java.thn.htu.se/~toor/ but with the following changes: 
> My packages can be found at http://noa.tm/mono/ and, of course, comments
> and suggestions are very welcome.

Today I got a hard drive to run continuous builds of Mono, and I decided
to take a look at your packages, I think I will base the daily builds on
those spec files.

The Ximian build system setup was too complicated for me to get working