Mono 1.2.6 is an update to Mono 1.2.5 in the Mono 1.2 series, it is a bug fix release for all the supported components, but also includes updates on the 2.0 stack.

  • Changes since version 1.2.5
  • Download and installation.
  • Contributors to this release.

All of the changes since 1.2 are documented in the following release notes: 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.2.4 and 1.2.5.

Major highlightsEdit

  • Native Windows.Forms driver for MacOS X allows Winforms-based applications to run without an X server.
  • Support for the ASP.NET AJAX APIs and controls.
  • Support for FastCGI deployments: ASP.NET can now be deployed on a multitude of servers that implement the FastCGI protocol (lighttpd for example) in addition to Apache.
  • Windows.Forms now supports the WebControl on Windows and Linux using Mozilla.
  • Runtime will now consume much less memory for 2.0-based applications due to various optimizations in generics support as well as including many new performance improvements and an updated verifier and an implementation of CoreCLR security.
  • C# compiler is quickly approaching full 3.0 support, most of the basics work right now (except support for System.Query.Expression AST generation).
  • The QA team ran 910 test cases during 11 test runs.
  • Over 50 bugs were fixed / backported to the Mono 1.2.6 branch.
  • Mono 1.2.6 can now be used as an SDK for creating Silverlight 1.1 applications on all platforms. This allows developers to create applications that target Silverlight without requiring a Windows installation.

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