[Mono-devel-list] Re: [Gtk-sharp-list] kernel support.

Carlos Perelló Marín carlos at pemas.net
Wed Jun 18 04:37:15 EDT 2003

El mar, 17-06-2003 a las 23:46, Dag Wieers escribió:
> On 17 Jun 2003, Carlos [ISO-8859-1] Perelló Marín wrote:
> > > And actually it is a workaround for shortcomings in the way binfmt_misc 
> > > works. Whereas it has some overhead too. So the proper solution is to have 
> > > a binfmt_exe module in the kernel (that can be compiled seperately) or 
> > > make binfmt_misc able to make a difference between Windows executables 
> > > and .Net binaries.
> > 
> > Hmmm I have wine and mono installed and that solution works for me, when
> > I execute a .NET binary it uses mono and when I execute any other
> > Windows binary it uses wine.
> > 
> > I don't see where is the problem...
> Ok, now try to convince Red Hat, SuSE, TurboLinux, Mandrake, Lindows to 
> fix their packages and release updates to their wine package now. 
> And I'm sure you can overwrite what other packages do, but that's not a 
> real clean solution and you may not have control what an upgrade will do.

I think that the solution does not change wine files, as you can read
with the attached file, it's only a modification inside binfmt-support

> "It works" doesn't necessarily make it the best solution. A shell wrapper 
> works too.

It works for all .net executables and the user does not need to know
that she needs a wrapper to execute a mono program.

I think it's the best option :-P

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