[Mono-winforms-list] bug counts

Lee Turner lvturner at gmail.com
Mon Oct 2 15:53:26 EDT 2006

Installing Ubuntu and then apt-get installing mono or using synaptics to do
it for you has yeilded a very usuable development environment for me,
mono-develop is still far from perfect but it works.

Debian/Ubuntu does have the advantage of dealing with dependancies for you
(on the whole), the reason for Ubuntu is because it's generally more
'bleeding-edge' than Debian installs and will ship with a newer version of

anyway, that's my two cents

On 02/10/06, David Cornelson (gmail) <david.cornelson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> > Well, Mono 1.1.next is always imminent.
> > What we do need though, is good testing of Windows.Forms to make sure
> > that no major bugs slip through.
> So once that final bug is resolved and there is a consensus that WinForms
> works as designed, what are the plans, if any, to simplify the packaging
> and
> deployment processes.
> It's been awhile since I've tried to run Mono on Linux and I don't think
> I've ever seen MonoDevelop functioning properly. I don't think I've ever
> been able to cleanly install Mono in a Linux environment without needing
> to
> know how to resolve dependencies (which can spiral out of control
> quickly).
> I think the question I'm asking is this. Will Mono ever be packaged so
> that
> a non-Linux developer, say a VB 6 developer or less-experienced C#
> developer, might be able to throw RedHat, Fedora, Suse, or Debian up on a
> computer and quickly start creating usable and cross-platform programs
> that
> can be easily deployed?
> This would be my goal. Get those VB programmers interested. Get the guy
> that
> writes software for mom and pop businesses interested.
> David Cornelson
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