[MonoDevelop] Core / Extras and building

Lluis Sanchez lluis@ximian.com
Thu, 24 Feb 2005 12:48:40 +0100

On dc, 2005-02-23 at 17:30 -0500, John Luke wrote:
> Hey all,
> 	I was mucking in the makefiles today to make it easier to run
> MonoDevelop with mono -debug (and have it work) and I noticed something.
> We have a rather curious Core/Extras split.
> Here are my thoughts of what should be moved to Extras:
> - language bindings for external languages (Java and Nemerle probably)
> - things that are not stable enough to be in Core (we'll make an
> exception for the debugger)
> - anything with odd dependencies
> I actually think MonoDeveloperExtensions can probably move from Extras
> to Core.

I don't think so. This addin is intended only for Mono developers, so
most of MD users don't need it.

> Last I don't think Extras should be included in the normal auto* build,
> as it makes distcheck harder, etc. They should either each have their
> own build methods, or one top-level auto setup for Extras.
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