[Mono-devel-list] Building Mono on Windows

Marcus mathpup at mylinuxisp.com
Thu Aug 12 17:55:19 EDT 2004

I have started working on a program that processes MSBuild files, but it's not 
part of Mono.

On Thursday 12 August 2004 6:59 am, Nathan Neitzke wrote:
> I am pretty familiar with MSBuild since I received a beta copy at the
> Microsoft PDC 2003.  It is a very nice build system.
> I had actually considered doing exactly what you guys suggested.  However,
> I don't believe the NAnt route is a waste of time.  Why?  Because if you
> read the MS documentation for MSBuild - it says that it is extremely
> similar to NAnt; and it is!
> So I decided that instead of biting off something so big, why not use the
> tools that were already available and get something done quickly.
> However, if you guys are going to implement an MSBuild system I would be
> more than willing to help in any way possible since any build file we use
> would then be future proof (would work with Microsoft's future build tools,
> not just Mono's implementation).

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