[Mono-list] Building mono cs compiler

Ulf Ochsenfahrt ulfjack@gmx.de
06 Jul 2002 18:24:58 +0200

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On Sat, 2002-07-06 at 16:35, Paolo Molaro wrote:
> 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 =
> > > under some tools modules, referenced in the makefiles and overwritten=
> > > use of env vars? The end result would be to provide a self sufficient
> >=20
> > There are binaries in the the cvs in /mono/runtime/ , but they are near=
> > 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
> http://www.atoker.com/mono/.
> lupus

I can understand that one wouldn't want to have them in the cvs.

Nevertheless I think, having the bootstrap-binaries in a special package
would be a good idea, as well as including a howto in the webpage.

-- Ulf

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