[Mono-devel-list] Building Mono from cvs on Windows

Bernie Solomon bernard at ugsolutions.com
Tue Oct 14 14:13:57 EDT 2003

In that case for the windows build is the attached patch to the Makefile all
that is needed. Seems to build for me now (not run anything yet).

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Miguel de Icaza" <miguel at ximian.com>
To: "Bernie Solomon" <bernard at ugsolutions.com>
Cc: <mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 14, 2003 10:48 AM
Subject: Re: [Mono-devel-list] Building Mono from cvs on Windows

> Hello,
> > Thanks for the explanation. I'll try and build it and see how it goes.
> > 
> > I did have a quick look at the System.Drawing stuff for Windows
> > too and it wasn't quite clear to me how it is supposed to
> > be configured there.
> I have not myself built it on Windows yet, but on Windows we should not
> be building any of the C code, as we use the underlying GDIPLUS.DLL
> file on those systems.
> The new foundation for System.Drawing is basically that we implement
> the GDIPLUS.DLL interface, so we can reduce the amount of code that we
> had to maintain (for those not tracking System.Drawing: we use to have
> an interface that was implemented in three places: Gdk, Cairo and
> Windows, and it was becoming very hard to maintain, extend and improve,
> and the various differences were not easy to deal with).
> Miguel.
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