[Mono-list] Re: Bootstrapping

Marcus mathpup@mylinuxisp.com
Thu, 8 Jul 2004 01:28:50 -0500

Pnet's cscc can compile mcs itself, if you use make BOOT_COMPILE="cscc".
Mono's corlib still causes a few problems, which actually seem to be related 
to issues with the response files.

On Wednesday 07 July 2004 11:39 pm, Iain McCoy wrote:
> The components written in c# were initially compiled on windows using
> csc. If you look back in the history of the mono project, you'll find a
> few announcements from when they got the c# components to be
> self-hosting.
> If you want to do a full bootstrap from scratch, I think you can still
> use microsoft's implementation to do so. It may be possible to use the
> pnet c# compiler as well, but I haven't heard of anyone doing so.