[Mono-list] Building mono cs compiler

Laurent de Segur ldesegur@mac.com
Sat, 06 Jul 2002 23:40:25 -0700

on 7/6/02 9:24 AM, Ulf Ochsenfahrt at ulfjack@gmx.de wrote:

> 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 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
>> 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