[Mono-list] mono-service for mkbundle'd apps?

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Tue Apr 22 13:48:06 UTC 2014

On 20.04.2014 15:00, cocowalla wrote:
> I have a Windows service that I want to run with Mono on Linux. I can run it
> as a service using mono-service, and this works fine.
> I also want to mkbundle the application to ease deployment for end-users, so
> they don't need to faff about installing Mono themselves.
> What is the recommended way to run the resulting native binaries as a
> service on Linux?

You may want to try to bundle mono-service.exe together with
your service assemblies and provide a launcher script similar to

However, mkbundle was not designed for such (rather complex)
use cases, so your mileage might vary.


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