[Mono-gc-list] [Mono-dev] Request for backport of garbage collection patch

Matt Jones mattj at google.com
Thu Jul 26 14:29:57 EDT 2007


On 7/26/07, Paolo Molaro <lupus at ximian.com> wrote:
> On 07/17/07 Matt Jones wrote:
> > I'm working on improving mono-under-wine (on the wine side), and I've
> [...]
> > Any chance this patch could be applied to the maintenance branch? The
> > patch applies cleanly to 1.13.8.2.
>
> I really hope you're not basing your improvements on mono 1.13.x: it
> is a really old release which nobody should use at this time
> (especially not to build something new like wine support upon it).
> Use mono version 1.2.4 (or the upcoming 1.2.5).

Right. The problem is that mono 1.2 fails horribly under wine, whereas
mono 1.1 works pretty well. I'm working on getting mono 1.2 to run
under wine, but having a fully-functional 1.1 runtime would help.

The intention is not to stick with 1.1.*, but use it until wine can
successfully host a 1.2 runtime.

matt


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