[Mono-list] My Introduction

Daniel Carrera dcarrera@math.toronto.edu
Sat, 23 Mar 2002 23:35:41 -0500 (EST)

I'm a little confused.  The website says that currently MCS only runs on
Windows.  However, there is a shell script which builds MCS and the other
compnents under Linux.  When I finished building it said I had to move the
class libraries into the lib directory.

Does the C# compiler work under Linux?  Where would I get the class


On Sat, 23 Mar 2002, Jason Diamond wrote:

> The BEST way to learn both C# and the APIs that you might be able to
> contribute to is to write unit tests against Microsoft's classes. By writing
> tests that pass for Microsoft, you'd be giving us a bunch of tests that we
> need to make pass for Mono. This assumes, of course, that you have access to
> a Windows box. If not, you can still write tests against Mono's code becuase
> there (unfortunately) aren't nearly enough tests for all of it yet.
> You don't have to be "guru" to write tests but by writing your tests first,
> you'll become one.
> Jason