Mono app packaging

Alexander Larsson alexl at
Wed Jan 11 09:38:52 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-01-10 at 17:29 +0100, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed that at least in the packages for f-spot and beagle the 
> executable binaries are located in "/usr/lib/<app>/*.exe" and that 
> "/usr/bin" merely contains stub scripts that call these executables. This 
> looks quite ugly to me as it defeats the standard filesystem hierarchy so 
> is this something temporary or is this so kind of "best practice" for mono 
> applications?

This is standard for many types of apps, like those written in python
and other scripting languages. 

Here are some guidlines on how this is supposed to work for mono apps:

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