[Mono-list] Binaries naming
Iratxo Pichel Ortiz.
Wed, 15 Oct 2003 07:47:43 +0200
>On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 12:33:49PM +0900, Ian MacLean wrote:
>>Using a 'm' prefix can only ever be a short term fix. What happens when
>>there a multiple stable versions of mono that need to be installed side
>>by side ? you can't really do m1.0ilasm.exe ans m1.1ilasm.exe
>In the past there was a problem with the versions and the "alternatives"
>system solved the problem. In my debian, I've got 3 versions of gcc,
>gcc-2.95, gcc-3.2 and gcc-3.3... the alternatives system makes a symlink
>from "gcc" alone to "gcc-X.X" where "X.X" is the version.
>For the problem with ilasm I think we can change our name and use
>alternatives. "monoasm" is a very good name (like "monodis"). But we
>can't do that because a couple of applications will try to load
>"ilasm.exe" and that applications don't uderstand of symlinks... it
>could crash the apps.
But, as far as I know, apps don't have to know about symlinks... that's
why the fs
exists for, isn't it?
>Like said in my country "Here is my sandgrain".