[Mono-list] binary distribution methods

Fergus Henderson fjh@cs.mu.oz.au
Mon, 21 Oct 2002 23:08:15 +1000

On 19-Oct-2002, Erik Poupaert <erik.poupaert@chello.be> wrote:
> Sys Admin Magazine
> http://www.samag.com/documents/s=7666/sam0211a/0211a.htm
> About self-contained, zero-dependency applications and their deployment:
> """
> To meet OpenPKG guidelines and standards, a package must be built from
> pristine vendor sources in a non-root temporary environment. It must work in
> an arbitrary file system location, follow a strict file system layout, and
> must be self-contained within its OpenPKG instance. Furthermore, the package
> must be independent from external UNIX facilities, install with a reasonable
> configuration, and use log file rotations and other such administrative
> wonders.
> """
> A Mono-developed application would have a very hard time to qualify.


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