[Mono-list] Mono 2.6 for Ubuntu

Petit Eric surfzoid at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 03:34:10 EST 2010

I already made everything, in OBS :
I586 should be ok, but OBS seems to have trouble with hte X86_64 machines.
If you want to help me and OBS you are really welcome :-)

2010/1/11 B.R. <severedcross at gmail.com>:
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 1:11 AM, daniel <trampster at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Why is there no official support for ubuntu.
>> I mean it is the largest desktop linux distribution.
>> You support Windows which lets face it not all that many people use
>> mono on windows, and why would they when .net runs on windows. Even mono
>> develop uses the .net runtime on windows. And yet you have support for
>> windows from day one.
>> However if I want the latest mono on ubuntu I have to wait for the next
>> version of the operating system to be released to get it.
>> Do I have to wait for microsoft to release window 8 to get mono 2.6? no
>> so why should I have to wait for it on ubuntu 10.04 to get it?
>> End of rant.
> It's not really up to Novell here, it's up to the Debian/Ubuntu maintainers
> to decide when new versions get supported. Part of the reason for this is
> that Debian, and by extension Ubuntu, have very specific policies on how
> things should be packaged (the Debian Free Software Guidelines are very
> strict, and the Mono project does violate them in a few places), and Novell
> simply haven't the resources to invest in hiring someone specifically to do
> Debian (and by extension Ubuntu) packaging, so it's left up to the
> maintainers who do a pretty good job with the time and resources they have.
> The reason binaries are shipped for Windows with every release is because
> there's no package specification to follow, so the binary packages are easy
> to build (build the libs, put them in the right places, package them up in
> an installer and you're good to go).
> As far as what Ubuntu ships, Ubuntu isn't going to get a Mono later than
> 2.4.3 until Lucid+1 at least, because Lucid is going to be a LTS release,
> and will ship with 2.4.3, Mono's stable, long-term support branch. Debian
> sid may already have 2.6 (I'm not 100% sure on this, don't have a box to
> check on), and it should also have MonoDevelop 2.2.
> If you want the packages now, you could always take the Debian packaging
> setup for 2.4.x and try and update it to build the newer packages, or you
> could build Mono from source without packages yourself if you want a newer
> version, though I recommend you read the page on Parallel Mono Environments
> before you do that.
> --B.R.
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