[Mono-devel-list] Re: [Mono-patches] r36430 -trunk/mcs/class/System.Web

Jonathan Gilbert 2a5gjx302 at sneakemail.com
Tue Nov 23 18:17:46 EST 2004

At 05:19 PM 23/11/2004 -0500, John Luke wrote:
>On Tue, 2004-11-23 at 16:53 -0500, Jonathan Gilbert wrote:
>> At 03:03 PM 23/11/2004 -0500, John Luke wrote:
>> [snip]
>> >csc in cygwin will fail, if I remember correctly.
>> Can you verify this? Intuitively, it doesn't make sense to me, because
>> cygwin's environment is provided by a DLL that a process must explicitly
>> load at startup; non-cygwin programs started from a cygwin shell do not run
>> within any cygwin context.
>Try it yourself? I no longer muck around in cygwin.

I wouldn't have asked if I could :-) I don't have Cygwin installed.

>I modified Gtk# with to build it with csc and the normal build process
>months ago, and this was one of the csc/mcs (minor) incompatibilities I
>ran across.  Perhaps a newer cygwin has since fixed it (I don't think
>the above has anything to do with why it fails).

Perhaps it was MCS that did not allow '\' characters, rather than CSC that
did not allow '/' characters?

Can someone on the list who is using Cygwin check whether, when using
Microsoft's compiler, references work with forward slashes?

Jonathan Gilbert

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