Does anybody care about mono on DF?
dragonflybsd at marino.st
Sun Jun 19 10:03:10 PDT 2016
Ever since the version of Mono in ports was upgraded to version 4.x,
it's been a bit of a nightmare for me. It's extremely unstable when
it's host machine is under contention, such as we see in the pkgbox64
A log like this happened twice in two days:
It's not just mono, but any port that is written in c-sharp (or whatever
Mono really is) crashes randomly with these sigaborts.
It's such a pain, I'm seriously considering removing Mono from the
dports tree, along with it's ~48 ports that depend on it. If somebody
is using mono and/or cares about it, I suggest they "adopt" it and fix
it permanently. Zrj has spent a lot of time on it as well.
I suspect that nobody is using it and nobody will miss it if we go with
the nuclear option, but I'm posting this just in case that assumption is
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