[Mono-dev] Re: Edit and Continue

David Srbecky dsrbecky at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 13:14:46 EDT 2005

Paolo Molaro wrote:
> On 08/16/05 David Srbecky wrote:
>>Isn't it better to use managed Cecil in S.R.Emit do the reading and
>>writing of assemblies?
> No.
> The runtime needs to be able to read assemblies before executing them,
> so this code must be unmanaged. Having a second copy of the code in
> managed form would be just a huge and useless resource waste.

Agreed, but isn't Cecil without reading abilities a bit incomplete? I
think there must be duplicated code - at least for its coolness :-)

However, there defiantly must be unmanaged assembly reading.

Hopefully, I will understand all this much better when I do my research :-)

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