Mono 5.0.0 Release Notes

These notes are for a current or upcoming PREVIEW RELEASE and might not reflect the final release.

THIS IS A DRAFT/WORK IN PROGRESS PLACEHOLDER OF THE 5.0 RELEASE NOTES

Preview Releases

Highlights

In Depth

Runtime

SIMD Acceleration support

There is now support for generating SIMD accelerated code for the Vector classes in the System.Numerics namespace on x86/x86-64. Generating SIMD accelerated native code for the classes in the Mono.Simd assembly is deprecated in this release, and it will be removed in +2 releases. Users should transition to using the Vector classes, which are part of the official .net class libraries.

Windows

CoreFX + Reference Source Adoption

As we announced we are adopting a new strategy to share code with .NET. With this release we started this effort where the code is shared between .NET Core and Mono and not just the Reference Source release.

Bug Fixes

Contributors