[Gtk-sharp-list] Improving Gtk#

J.Manrique Lopez jsmanrique_lopez@yahoo.es
Sun, 1 May 2005 14:07:02 +0200 (CEST)

--- Miguel de Icaza <miguel@ximian.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> > Well, it was a project using mint (instead of the
> > jit), but it is dead now (as fas as I know). Is
> there
> > a port of mono (jitter) for ARM to be used in
> embedded
> > devices like PDAs?
> Ah, right.  The issue is the runtime, not Gtk# :-)

Yes, sorry, perhaps this wasn't the best list for
that. As far as I know, dotgnu works in GPE
environment, so gtk# should work on it.

> We have just purchased the equipment to complete the
> port and we should
> be getting it on the next few weeks.

Great to hear that!!!

> Absolutely.  They would also benefit from the fact
> that we could use AOT
> to precompile the code to native code [1] so there
> would be no JIT
> impact nor extra memory requirements. 

Nice to know that too. I hope to see it soon! Some
Gnome developers are starting to use GPE in their PDAs
instead of ms wince. I hope some pda manufacturer
could get involved soon too.

Thanks and best regards,

> [1] Speaking of size: currently Mono requires both
> the original file and
> the compiled file to be present;  So some hacking
> would be needed to
> trim out the CIL code from the first file.

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