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Revision as of 10:30, 29 January 2016


Mono 4.2

Summary

Update the Mono stack in Fedora to 4.2 aca Cyle 6

Owner

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 24
  • Last updated: 2016-01-29
  • Tracker bug: <will be assigned by the Wrangler>

Detailed Description

Mono 4.2 is the last release of Cycle 6 from Xamarin. See more details at Mono 4.2.1

Benefit to Fedora

Keep mono stack update with many new features and more compatible with .net platform.

Scope

  • Proposal owners:

Mono 4.2 is in rawhide now. Most of the application must work fine with this update. See [1]

  • Other developers:

Need check proper build on alternative platforms like ppc64 and s390

  • Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Trademark approval: N/A (not needed for this Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

Need check that all app depend on mono work fine.


How To Test

Interested testers do not need special hardware. Take a given Mono application and test it against the Mono from rawhide or at this copr repo and verify it works:

* http://copr.fedoraproject.org/coprs/tpokorra/mono/

Any issue will be reported in github https://github.com/elsupergomez/lbs-mono-fedora or https://github.com/tpokorra/lbs-mono-fedora

User Experience

User should note speedy improvement running Mono applications.

Dependencies

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Contingency Plan

  • Contingency mechanism: Keep with Mono 4.0 from F23
  • Contingency deadline: Alpha Freeze
  • Blocks release? No
  • Blocks product? None

Documentation

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Mono

https://github.com/mono/mono

Release Notes