[Mono-list] Re: Bootstrapping
Raja R Harinath
Tue, 06 Jul 2004 10:38:18 +0530
Brandon Knitter <email@example.com> writes:
>> * if you have a working mono installation, run
>> make bootstrap && make install
> I'm trying to build without a preexisting copy.
>> * otherwise
>> make get-monolite-latest && make monolite-bootstrap && make install
> This simply downloads an initial mono compile.
An initial C# compiler.
> How did *that* get compiled? I'm trying to do this *completely* from
The mono C# compiler is written in C#, just like the GNU C compiler is
written in C.
How did you compile GCC? You need to have a pre-compiled or
cross-compiled version of the compiler to build it the first time. It's
the same story here.