[Mono-list] Mono C# compiler finaly can compile itself!

Alex Graveley alex@ximian.com
03 Jan 2002 20:59:02 -0500


On Thu, 2002-01-03 at 15:47, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> Hello guys,
>    Finally second generation the Mono C# compiler can compile itself.
>    What this means is:
> 	Microsoft C# compiler generates mcs.exe
> 	mcs.exe compiles itself and genreates mcs2.exe
> 	mcs2.exe compiles itself and generates mcs3.exe
>    MCS2.exe and MCS3.exe are identicaly (modulo the different random
> unique names), here is a diff of a disassembly of the mcs2.exe and
> mcs3.exe:


This is the best news I've heard in a long time! Congrats!

Can we get mcs2.exe into the CVS tree?


 Think about it man!  Rock singers are only rockin you half the time... 
 the other time they're... they're breathing... in!  But not anymore 

			-- Tenacious D