Release candidate is out, uploads may resume

George Farris farrisg at
Wed Mar 30 17:31:21 CST 2005

On Wed, 2005-03-30 at 18:16 -0500, Brandon Hale wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-03-31 at 07:28 +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > <quote who="George Farris">
> > 
> > > Any chance of having mono in universe upgraded from 1.0.5 to 1.0.6 so we
> > > can run Beagle?  I realize this breaks the freeze but in a small way:-)
> > 
> > Mono is not in main. Brandon is looking into 1.0.6 and 1.1.x, to see which
> > is the least scary (apparently, 1.0.6 has a few problems).
> > 
> > - Jeff
> > 
> Mono 1.0.6, I am told by a reliable source, has threading issues (or
> more than usual).  Mono 1.1.X is proclaimed by the Novell Mafia to be
> the "bee's knees" and demand that all bow before its greatness. However,
> there is a *serious* packaging transition between Debian 1.0.x and Mono
> 1.1.4.  Diverging from Debian is not cool.

> 3) Wait for Debian to fix their own mess.
> This will definately cause us to miss Hoary, as nothing seems to be
> happening on this front. Track progress at

I suspect this won't happen in a timely manor.  I propose Ubuntu moves
forward and packages mono 1.1.X.  Hoary is going to be around for a
while and many apps are going to require up to date mono packages.

George Farris   farrisg at
Malaspina University-College

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