[Mono-list] MCS build failure
David B. Bitton
Wed, 05 Feb 2003 19:15:18 -0500
but that still doesn't solve the issue that the DB2 client isn't in CVS
and it's ref'ed on the Nant build files. Can someone add the client to CVS?
Nick Drochak wrote:
> | -----Original Message-----
> | From: John BouAntoun [mailto:John.BouAntoun@rogen.com.au]
> | Sent: Wednesday, February 05, 2003 12:25 PM
> | To: Nick Drochak
> | Subject: RE: [Mono-list] MCS build failure
> | But doesn't using csc sort of make the self hosting statement invalid?
> Perhaps I should have been more clear. I didn't mean to make any statements
> invalid :).
> We have a build that runs on cygwin on Windows that uses csc and MS .NET and
> provides, among other benefits, a verification for the build that runs on
> mono (*nix or Windows). This doesn't have anything to do, per se, with self
> hosting. This build uses some makefile(s) and some .build files with NAnt
> and assumes csc and MS .NET.
> We have a separate build system made entirely of makefile.gnu(s) that
> assumes mono and mcs. This build system is the self hosting one.
> At least that's the way I understand it.
> | Isn't there an easy way to specify which csharp compiler?
> | Like maybe "export CSHARPCOMPILER = /usr/local/bin/mcs.exe" or something?
> I don't know how smart we can make the build system, but I would like to
> just say one of these:
> 'make runtime=mono' <== this defaults to using mcs
> 'make runtime=dotnet' <== this defaults to using csc
> 'make runtime=dotnet compiler=mcs' <== to override the default
> and the makefile knows what to do. Perhaps the system could also allow one
> to tweak things, such as the exact mcs binary image to use as you suggest
> This would be quite handy for different test scenarios and verification
> I'm not very good with makefiles, or I would have tried to set this up
> myself long ago ;)
> Nick D.
> P.S. did you mean to just reply to me? Perhaps this should go to the
> mono-list as well?
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