[Mono-list] Ubuntu

Jeffrey Stedfast fejj at novell.com
Wed Aug 11 21:49:12 EDT 2010

On 08/11/2010 09:24 PM, Daniel Hughes wrote:
> Ubuntu does not believe it is its responsibility to update mono
> between OS releases.

It's their responsibility to update *all* of their packages between OS
releases. If they don't, then they presumably had a reason not to. It's
kinda hard for them not to take responsibility for the packages they
ship ;-)

> Mono does not believe it is its responsibility to provide ubuntu
> packages for new mono releases.
> Users fall into a gap between the two. And must compile from source or
> use unsupported third party PPA's if and when they are available.

Jo (aka Directhex) is the guy that packages Mono for Ubuntu proper, so
his PPA isn't really "third party".

Hope that helps,


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