[MonoDevelop] MonoDevelop Distributions (was GTK# references for MD 2.8.1 on ubuntu 11.10)
ian.norton-badrul at thales-esecurity.com
Tue Nov 1 15:00:11 EDT 2011
On Tue, Nov 01, 2011 at 06:57:12PM +0000, Doug Blank wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 1:56 PM, Robert Jordan <robertj at gmx.net> wrote:
> > On 01.11.2011 08:01, Daniel Hughes wrote:
> >> The MonoDevelop website says:
> >> Multi-platform
> >> Supports Linux, Windows and Mac OSX.
> >> It's now almost a month after release and there is still no linux support
> >> for any linux distro. And if MonoDevelop does intend to drop linux support
> >> then the website should be updated because at the moment only Mac and
> >> Windows are supported.
> >> Did I miss the announcement of MonoDevelop dropping linux support?
> > For a change, how about whining on your distro's list?
> > MonoDevelop's team didn't package for any other distro than SUSE,
> > because that *was* the disto of their employer.
> > The operative word is *was*. They are self-employed now.
> > So get off your arse and build it yourself.
> It does appear that the Mono and MonoDevelop landscape has changed a
> bit. However, rather than see this as a problem where everyone needs
> to go build it themselves, why don't we self-organize some groups to
> try to make the situation better. In fact, it could be even better
> than it was before.
> Mono and MonoDevelop has never had very good distro support, other
> than OpenSUSE. Now would be a great opportunity to step in to fill the
> What I think is needed is a repository containing the build scripts
> for building deploying distro packages of the latest versions of
> Mono/MonoDevelop. I've been working on bringing the IronPython packing
> up to latest Debian, but this is a non-trivial task involving many
> different layers of stuff.
> Count me in!
I was mentally writing ones to compile everything from the ground up required
for MD and moonlight-desktop and installing in /opt/mono
> - Doug, slightly optimistic
> > --Robert, slightly pissed off
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