Mono required by ubuntu-desktop
sciyoshi at gmail.com
Mon Jul 31 01:57:33 BST 2006
On 7/30/06, Corey Burger <corey.burger at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/30/06, Jamie McCracken <jamiemcc at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> > Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > >
> > > We will ship what we feel to be the optimal tradeoff between resources and
> > > functionality. Note that Tomboy and Mono consume nothing but disk space
> > > unless you actually run the application, so you don't need to worry about it
> > > on low-memory machines. OpenOffice.org gets pretty unhappy on such systems
> > > as well.
> > >
> > I know but you missed my point. Why should an efficient app (Gthumb) be
> > replaced with one thats considerably more inefficient by default?
> I see this claim that "Mono is bloated" being bandied about a lot.
> However, I don't see much evidence either way. In this specific
> instance, do you have hard data that gthumb uses less memory than
Also, is there any way to make Mono apps run native code instead of
relying on the VM? Maybe we could do something like Azureus did with
GCJ (compiling to machine code), which could reduce resource usage...
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