[Mono-devel-list] MSBuild ..

Jaroslaw Kowalski jaak at zd.com.pl
Sat Mar 13 07:04:30 EST 2004

> Thanks for the note.  Having a single build format that could unify
> development on windows and linux w/ Mono would be great IMO.  I know there
> is communication between the MSBuild team and the Nant team, but I'm not
> sure how far they are going to go to make the two tools work with one
> another.  The most we could probably expect are complimentary tasks that
> invoke each other's tools.

Please note that NAnt today is portable (modulo bugs) and works with
Linux/Mono and Windows/.NET 1.x. Recent fixes in the mono codebase allowed
nant to become self-hosting on Linux.

Also note that as long as your buildfile doesn't use features that are
missing from mono

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