[MonoDevelop] Package content

Simon Males sime@anticd.org
Thu, 05 Aug 2004 17:56:25 +1000

> I have a (probably dumb) question: why are there about 40 RPM's to 
> install for Red Hat in order to have a complete Mono installation, when 
> the is only one setup file for Windows ?
> Shouldn't it be better to have only 1 package for Linux as for Windows ?

Because Linux (unix) design philosophy is to have one bit software for 
one task. Not one huge sticky taped package to do everything. Unix is 
classic developers platform, all depencies are like this.

Just one of the differences for developing for Unix.

Simon Males <sime@anticd.org>
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