[Mono-list] Maintaining a single gac in Ubuntu

Miguel de Icaza miguel at novell.com
Fri Feb 2 13:56:36 EST 2007


> I was wondering what the best way to go about keeping a single gac
> while still being able to install applications via apt-get is.
> I had installed tomboy, beagle, and banshee via sudo aptitude
> install ...    but now that I've removed the ubuntu managed mono and
> only have mono installed from svn into /usr/local  those applications
> don't work anymore because they were pointed to the /usr installation
> from apt. 

Use the MONO_GAC_PREFIX environment variable to inform your mono
in /usr/local to also look for files in the /usr GAC.

> So I'd like to be able to somehow make sure apt uses the same gac so
> that the applications will still run and it'll also install their
> dependencies into that gac.  The best way I could think of was
> dropping a symlink into usr. 
> Thanks
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