[Mono-list] installing complete mono framework on CentOS 4.3

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Thu Jul 6 08:02:35 EDT 2006

gnuplot post wrote:
> On 7/5/06, Kornél Pál <kornelpal at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> You can change wapi dir by setting the MONO_SHARED_DIR environment variable
>> to the absolute path of wapi directory.
>> But I don't know whether this will help.
>> Kornél
> Yes, indeed ...  it did help   I set MONO_SHARED_DIR to /tmp   and
> everything worked fine.
> Thanks for the hint.
> ___summary__  (for developers)
> mcs does __not__  work if  the .wapi directory resides on the network
> drive (for example /home )
> mcs does               work if the .wapi directory is on the local
> drive (for example /tmp)
> Is such a behaviour correct ? (aka  was mcs designed like this ?)

It's not MCS. Mono (and so *all* managed apps) needs the .wapi folder
to be able to simulate the Win32-API.

> Short description of our LAN:
> - one server  running NIS, samba and exporting /home  /usr/local
> - 25 lab workstations exporting /proj , automounting /home and /usr/local
> - 'madril' is exception.  It has its own /usr/local and automounts /home

We are using NFS for our homes and it works. I don't think
that .wapi was ever tested with a samba share.


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