[Mono-dev] Create linux installer

Andrew Jorgensen ajorgensen at novell.com
Fri Feb 15 11:56:55 EST 2008

On Fri, 2008-02-08 at 02:03 -0800, Clemens Holzhüter wrote:
> I am new to linux and mono, but due to the good documentation and tutorials
> i managed to compile and install mono on my system. For my project i need  a
> (self) patched mono, that i'd like to deploy to another system.
> How do i create an linux installer for my mono? Or maybe a deployable
> tarball? Actually i don't. I just want to distribute the binaries without
> compiling mono on all target systems.

Can you share your patch?

Also, what distribution?  The answers are quite different depending.

The safest procedure for this (assuming you're using an rpm-based
distribution) is to install the source rpm from your distribution,
increment the release number or the version number, add your patch to
the list of patches and to the %prep section of the spec file and

There is some reasonably good documentation for RPM here:

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