[Fedora-packaging] Mono Packaging Issues

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Tue Jun 13 09:44:15 UTC 2006

Le Mar 13 juin 2006 07:41, Toshio Kuratomi a écrit :

>> 3. Forcing local copies of DLL libraries instead of using system
>> installed DLLs.
>> This concept is documented upstream here:
>> http://www.mono-project.com/Assemblies_and_the_GAC#Libraries_with_Unstable_APIs
>> IMHO, this is a really stupid and braindead idea. In fact, I've yet to
>> talk to anyone who actually thinks this is a good idea. This is the
>> same
>> thing as static linking a private copy of a library instead of using
>> the
>> system shared lib. We do NOT permit this sort of behavior in Fedora,
>> and
>> mono is no exception.
> Here here!
> What are the easy ways to detect this issue?

If upstream bundles dlls they don't even rebuild from sources, you can
steal a trick from the java packages and always end up %setup with a
blanket rm of DLL files

(won't take care of common stuff which *is* rebuilt, but a lot of the
times windoze developpers don't bother with this step when they do

Nicolas Mailhot

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