[Mono-devel-list] porting SharpDevelop
torriem at chem.byu.edu
Wed Jul 7 23:07:34 EDT 2004
On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 19:11, Carter Smithhart wrote:
> Sadly, I was hoping that I could write a C# app under linux and then run
> it on Windows with little effort (i.e. pre-installed gtk#).. but come to
> think of it, the .NET runtime doesn't come pre-installed on Windows 2000
> anyway, so I suppose installing gtk# would just be a prerequisite for
> running the app that I intend to write.
Unfortunately, there is no ideal solution. Installing GTK is a bit of a
burden for the user, and takes up a bit of space, but now that there's a
nice installer for GTK (google for dropline) and a fairly standard place
for installing it, you can share the library amongst several gtk apps.
All in all the GTK sharp dependencies aren't terribly large and programs
like Gaim (C++) seem to be quite successful on windows despite having to
distribute the runtime with their exe for those that don't have it.
With the scrapping of the wine-based SWF and the attempt to write
something in pure managed code, perhaps we will get a good
implementation some time.
> Thank you all for your comments :)
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Michael Torrie <torriem at chem.byu.edu>
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