[MonoDevelop] Problem compiling SVN

"Andrés G. Aragoneses [ knocte ] "Andrés G. Aragoneses [ knocte ]
Thu Dec 13 10:42:13 EST 2007

Grzegorz Sobanski escribió:
> * "Andrés G. Aragoneses [ knocte ]" <knocte at gmail.com> [2007-12-12 16:38]:
>>> Probably because README is targeted for the release, and there
>>> ./configure will be shipped, not autogen.sh, which is for developers.
>> And shouldn't the README also point to autogen.sh just in case it's read 
>> by SVN users?
> Maybe it is assumed developers do know it? :D
> I don't really know, probably it could be added there.

Mmmm, I would bet that nowadays most uses are either RPM/DEB (which 
doesn't require reading that file) or SVN, but almost never tarball.

>>> So, you have to instruct Mono to look for GAC in /usr/local too.
>>> You can do that by issuing:
>>> export MONO_GAC_PREFIX=/usr/local/
>> Shouldn't the target "install" auto-detect (or just, not need to know) 
>> the GAC path, for example by the use of gacutil command?
> No, it shouldn't.
> /usr is generally meant to contains only files that are delivered by the
> distro from packages.
> If you are installing something from sources it should in most cases
> go to /usr/local. That way, you can have both versions installed - from
> package and from sources. What's more - you are decreasing probability
> of conflicts, if you later install the same software from package. And
> you can easily delete it from /usr/local.
> If you really want to install it to /usr, you can pass prefix to
> configure, but I wouldn't recommend it - it may backstab you later.

I understand! Thanks.

	Andrés	[ knocte ]


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