also installs mono

Michael Stefaniuc mstefani at
Tue Jun 5 02:28:45 CDT 2012

On 06/05/2012 08:53 AM, Max TenEyck Woodbury wrote:
> The issue is access from linux native code to the .net
> framework.  That should require a specific decision on the
> part of the system administrator to make it available.  It is
> that package that I believe is called 'mono'.  I have taken
> steps to assure that it never appears on the systems I run.
> Providing a .net framework to MSWindows platform applications
> that I want to run on my systems is another mater.  Wine
> should provide that framework on demand but that is NOT
> 'mono'.  The Wine .net support does NOT make the .net
> framework available to native linux application.  (If it
That's *exactly* what wine-mono *IS*. Unlike before this is the Windows
version of mono and thus unusable from Linux.

> IS provided a part of the wine migration library, I will
> grumble but not scream about it.)


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