[Mono-list] Building mono cs compiler

Paolo Molaro lupus@ximian.com
Sat, 6 Jul 2002 16:35:34 +0200

On 07/06/02 Guenther Roith wrote:
> > BTW, if the compiled mcs and class libs are platform independent and
> > still needed to jump start the build, why aren't they checked in the cvs
> > under some tools modules, referenced in the makefiles and overwritten by
> > use of env vars? The end result would be to provide a self sufficient
> There are binaries in the the cvs in /mono/runtime/ , but they are nearly
> always out-dated.
> If you use them mono will throw an error.

The files are there only if you put them there.

> They could be updated more often, I don't know why they aren't.

Because ever changing binary files don't belong in cvs.

> If there is no reason, I could check them in, say once a week or so (or
> daily, but this might be to much traffic).

No, people can use the package snapshots (deb, rpm and windows that
contain them) or the monocharge tarballs from


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