[Mono-osx] Mono installer for OS X

Miguel de Icaza miguel at novell.com
Wed Mar 9 17:47:19 EST 2011


> I first installed Mono on my Mac a couple years ago or so. The first
> version I had was 2.2. Since then I have installed 9 more revisions,
> including the latest, 2.10.1. Everything was happy with my Mono
> installation until today.  Today I installed a new version of
> third-party app that I've been using for years. The OS X installer
> (a .mpkg file) for this third-party app has embedded within it a copy
> of the Mono 2.8.1 installer (a .pkg file.)  After completing
> installation of this third-party app Mono no longer functioned. The
> directory /Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/Current
> contained only the "etc" directory.

Thanks for reporting this.   Apparently the tool that we are using to
create the package installers for MacOS X changed the behavior and now
seems to be uninstalling older Monos.

We are looking into this.

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