[Mono-dev] Heads up: Elimination of the 2.0 and 4.0 profiles
gregoryyoung1 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 22 20:15:29 UTC 2014
My guess is that its probably worth the extra hour to handle the #elif
and #else conditions. I imagine there are a bunch of places with
I wouldn't go crazy on it but a few days of manually fixing those
would be annoying :)
On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 11:10 PM, Miguel de Icaza <miguel at xamarin.com> wrote:
> Hey Alex,
> It is very repetitive work, so what I wanted to do was to write a perl
> script to remove the *obvious* ifdefs. The tool would remove only those
> that match the following criteria (more or less):
> Remove toplevel #if NET_2_0 with the final #endif
> Only remove those that contain those preprocessor directives
> And then have a human do the more fine-tuned approach. There are a
> couple more defines that I remember could be automated, but I would love to
> have this in the form of a script.
> I am afraid of applying a patch like that blindly, because there are no
> exact guarantees of what happened without reviewing the whole file. So a
> script with the invariants would take a lot of my nervousness out.
> Also, when I did it once, I had a setup where I rebuilt the assemblies and
> compared the output. This would ensure that removal of ifdefs did not
> change the resulting binaries.
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 4:04 PM, akoeplinger <alex.koeplinger at outlook.com>
>> Sounds like a good thing ;-)
>> I've got a branch in my fork where I removed the NET_2_0 ifdefs:
>> https://github.com/akoeplinger/mono/compare/remove-net20-ifdefs, @kumpera
>> told me a while ago that removing the 2.0 profile is on the horizon when I
>> asked about why the ifdefs are still there.
>> I refrained from making a PR so far because it is quite huge, do you think
>> now would be a good time?
>> -- Alex
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