Mono app packaging

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Wed Jan 11 10:57:08 UTC 2006

On Mar 10 janvier 2006 17:47, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On 1/10/06, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn <d.jacobfeuerborn at> 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?
> I'm not sure what the fuss is about, mozilla and firefox and
> openoffice all do this sort of thing already.

They are all bigs apps not developped primarily for Linux and trying to
change them would be hopeless

That's not the case for shining new mono apps

Nicolas Mailhot

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