[Mono-devel-list] Can I use Microsoft's DLL's on the Win32 platform?

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Tue Apr 26 00:50:00 EDT 2005


> Is it reasonable to assume that cases of "internal calls" and "using COM" 
> are always accompanied by the text string "MethodImplOptions.InternalCall" 
> in the MSIL?  If so, then I did a quick search for "InternalCall" in my 
> application's DLL's, and other than a couple COM interfaces in 
> Accessibility.dll, the "non-portable" stuff seems to be entirely confined 
> to mscorlib.dll.

My list was not exhaustive, you should also look for P/Invoke and IJW

But even if you did not look into that, Windows.Forms exposes and
consumes COM extensively so it will not work on Mono (in our
implementation we just throw).


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