Mono 1.0.2 Release Notes

Release date: 21 Sep 2004

For detailed information about Mono, please see the Mono 1.0 release notes.

Mono 1.0.2 is a maintenance release release for the 1.0 series of the Mono runtime. The Mono 1.0.xx series is the edition of stable releases of the Mono runtime.

Installing Mono 1.0.2

Binary Packages:

Pre-compiled packages for SUSE 9, SUSE 9.1, Red Hat 9, SLES 8, Fedora Core 1, Fedora Core 2 and MacOS X are available from our web site from the download section. A Red Carpet Mono channel is also available on these platforms.

Source code:


If you are installing from source code, there are a few optional dependencies that you will want to consider installing.

  • icu 2.6.1 or later Optional: for supporting string collation.
  • Cairo 0.1.23 Required to install libgdiplus.

Quick source code installation:

If we have no packages for your platform, installing from source code is very simple.


tar xzf mono-1.0.2.tar.gz
cd mono-1.0.2
make install

Optional Packages

Libgdiplus is an optional packages, you only need those if you intent to use System.Drawing or Windows.Forms.


tar xzf libgdiplus-1.0.2.tar.gz
cd libgdiplus-1.0.2
make install

Changes since the Mono 1.0.1 release

The following is a description of the changes and bug fixes since the Mono 1.0.1 release. For changes from 1.0 to 1.0.1 see Mono 1.0.1 release notes.

This release continues to improve the reliability of XSP and ASP.NET as a result of using this on the main Mono web site.

Some small performance improvements have been back ported from the development release of Mono, but this is mostly purely a bug fix and stability release.