[Gtk-sharp-list] Dos window - when launch app on Win32 OS - how to remove it ?

Todd Berman tberman at off.net
Fri Jul 15 03:45:14 EDT 2005

On Fri, 2005-07-15 at 03:45 -0400, ted leslie wrote:
> I just started using GTK# with mono and was happy that a
> small little app worked on my linux OS.
> I moved it to Win2000 and ran it (after installing gtk# runtime)
> and it works!!! but it brings up a dos window (cmd window?)
> as well as my GUI window.
> I don't use Windows to often, but i have to check to make sure what I 
> create in mono/gtk# that I run on Linux, will run on Windows ... 
> I remember something about setting an app to run via console in a older Win OS
> but I don't see that as an option under properties on Win2000 (on the app icon on desktop),
> so is the cmd console coming up by default via gtk#/mono? and if so, how can i get rid of
> it? I thought it might be coming up as a result of some Console.write's so i nuked them,
> so nothing is going out to STDOUT, but it didn't change it, the cmd console still pops
> up in addition to my GUI app.
> Anyone know how to stop this?

build your executable with /target:winexe instead of /target:exe


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