[Mono-list] Building mono on Unix platforms

Juli Mallett jmallett@FreeBSD.ORG
Fri, 17 Jan 2003 09:35:46 -0800

* De: Paolo Molaro <lupus@ximian.com> [ Data: 2003-01-17 ]
	[ Subjecte: Re: [Mono-list] Building mono on Unix platforms ]
> On 01/17/03 Janson, Eric wrote:
> > it's not actually supposed to work on Unix.  If not, is that in the plans?
> > If so, any idea of a timeline?  It's not clear (to me, anyway...not a big
> > Unix expert) from the mono-FAQ...it doesn't mention IRIX, AIX or HP-UX, but
> > it does seem that it's supposed to work on Solaris, anyway?!
> Currently there is some support for Solaris (using the interpreter),
> the build process on that platform may have been broken, though.
> A detailed bug report could help us fixing it.
> AIX could be supported with mostly the same code as MacOSX, but,
> unless someone tries it and sends patches, I guess it won't compile
> there.
> HP-UX is waiting for someone to begin the port, see
> http://www.go-mono.com/porting.html for instructions on starting the
> port.

Important to keep in mind that one will need glib and may need libintl
and will need pkg-config.  I remember from a long time ago that the
first to can be a *load* of fun.  And of course, you want to be using
GCC, right?

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