[Mono-list] Installing Mono on Fedora Core 3

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
Wed, 01 Dec 2004 13:01:51 -0500


> >http://gfabio.blog.free.fr/?2004/11/23/88-mono-rpms-srpms-for-fedora-core-3
> >  
> >
> Would be nice to see an official set of FC3 RPMS/repository come out 
> soon........ wake up novell...

Well, the story is like this.

The Mono group in Novell's main output is the tarballs that make up the
release.   As a service to the community, Novell prepares packages for
the distributions in main use, but this is just an extra. 

You will notice that we did not build packages for SUSE 9.2 or Fedora
Core 3, because they just came out, so they likely have very few

If Mono is not available for your distribution, you should   ask your
distribution directly about providing packages for Mono.  This way you
will ensure that your Mono packages are configured properly for your

In addition to that, we will likely give a priority to SUSE/Novell Linux
distributions, as we are promoting this brand of Linux.