[Mono-list] Difference between mono and mint ?

Iain McCoy iain@mccoy.id.au
Mon, 07 Jun 2004 19:45:32 +1000

On Mon, 2004-06-07 at 19:12, HannibAl Bundie wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm sorry, but I don't understand the difference between the runtimes mono 
> and mint. The web page about the Mono runtime on www.go-mono.com doesn't 
> satisfy me.
> Could anyone explain this point or give a link about this subject please ?
> Thanks in advance
The mono binary is a JIT, while mint is an interpreter. As I understand
it, the JIT is faster but mint is easier to get running on a new
Iain McCoy <iain@mccoy.id.au>