[Mono-list] Suggestion: Mono to provide support for CentOS

Dave Curylo curylod at asme.org
Mon May 20 13:22:21 UTC 2013

CentOS is supported. My organization runs everything on CentOS.  I assume
your looking for packaging. Unfortunately, due to the nature of CentOS, the
repos have outdated mono versions.  We build our own from source.

Check out Nathan's great build scripts:


On Monday, May 20, 2013, superfly71 at gmail.com wrote:

> Hi,
> Mono is great and so much work has been put into it since its inception
> some
> 10 years ago.
> The fact is applications today are built on the server-side whether they
> are
> web based or mobile apps based. When it comes to server technologies,
> enterprises refer Java.
> The primary reason Java is popular with the enterprise is its supported
> server platforms (Given similiar hardware) like Solaris and RHEL. When
> compared to Windows servers,
> 1) More secure
> 2) Better performance, scalability and reliability. Windows servers are
> clunky.
> 3) Works well with Oracle, the large enterprise's database of choice
> 4) Cheaper (Solaris is free for development)
> It is great Mono brings Solaris to the table but Solaris is not free for
> production use.
> OpenSuse is a great client but I need something for the server.
> It would be great if Mono also gets support for CentOS.
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