[Mono-list] Access to (recent) older versions of mono in the download.mono-project.com debian repository
river.satya at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 10:20:32 UTC 2015
Ooops. 4.5.1 is the new version.
On 13 November 2015 at 18:04, River Satya <river.satya at gmail.com> wrote:
> ps a new version (4.0.4) just got pushed today, which is great, but it
> meant out deployment broke again :( ). I'm really happy to see new versions
> getting pushed, but we need to be able to make conscious decisions about
> if/when to upgrade.
> On 13 November 2015 at 18:16, River Satya <[hidden email]
> <http:///user/SendEmail.jtp?type=node&node=4666958&i=0>> wrote:
>> Thanks Timotheus,
>> To be honest, I'd probably just deploy the pkg file from our own servers
>> rather than create a repository just for one package. However, this seems
>> like a bug to me. Why would the mono package maintainers not want to retain
>> old binaries? I can't imagine disk space is the issue, and it's hard for me
>> to imagine why else they would not...
>> Does anyone know why this is the case, and whether it can be changed?
>> On 16 October 2015 at 15:35, Timotheus Pokorra [via Mono] <[hidden email]
>> <http:///user/SendEmail.jtp?type=node&node=4666958&i=1>> wrote:
>>> Hello River,
>>> > We're using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS.
>>> > I don't know that the equivalent of versionlock would help, since the
>>> > isn't of packages getting upgraded, but that we want deployment to be
>>> > stable.
>>> > ie when bringing up a new VM instance, I want to make sure that it has
>>> > same version of mono as the other VMs.
>>> Looking at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PinningHowto and
>>> But then I checked
>>> http://download.mono-project.com/repo/debian/pool/main/m/mono/, and
>>> the version 4.0.3 is actually gone.
>>> For CentOS, older versions still exist:
>>> Probably a technical reason, a difference how Debian/CentOS deal with
>>> So I guess you need to create your own repository.
>>> If you want, you can use the LightBuildServer for that, which I wrote:
>>> Or you can create a "stable mono" project on OBS, for the version you
>>> want. for an example see
>>> Or invest in Debian/Ubuntu so that they make stable releases of Mono
>>> as part of their distribution.
>>> I am working on the Fedora/CentOS side on that... Fedora 23 will come
>>> with Mono 4.0.4!
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