[Mono-list] What is the correct way to install onlytheMonoRuntime on a Windows PC?

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Fri Apr 28 19:32:37 EDT 2006


> I understand, you need the compiler though since mono uses a JIT (just in
> time compiler), which means that it doesn't actually compile to bit code
> until just before it runs (before that it compiles to and intermediate
> language which is abbreviated to IL).Once again, I'm not a lawyer but as
> long as you make sure to mention where a user can get the mono source and
> you should be in compliance with the GPL.

You are wrong again.

The compilers covered under the GPL are C# and VB.NET.

The JIT and runtime are under the LGPL (its all listed there), so there
is no requirement of any kind to redistribute any source.


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