Mono -- does it really need X11?

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Fri Feb 6 08:33:22 PST 2015

On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 11:31 AM, Michael <keybounce at> wrote:

> I'm trying to install a program that needs mono, because it's written for
> C#.
> So, I try to install mono from macports.
> ... and it wants to pull in all of X11? Does C# really require X11?

The standard library includes the GUI components, and I don't think current
versions make it very easy to split out just the C# compiler and basic

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