[Mono-dev] Application Deployment

Kornél Pál kornelpal at gmail.com
Fri Aug 11 14:57:38 EDT 2006


I have never used MonoDevelop so I have no idea.:)

But according to the following message it is called Compile Target in 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Carlos J. Muentes" <carlos at rockwithme.org>
To: "Kornel Pal" <kornelpal at gmail.com>
Cc: <mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com>
Sent: Friday, August 11, 2006 8:45 PM
Subject: RE: [Mono-dev] Application Deployment

> Thanks for the great input Kornel, but I built this app using
> Monodevelop, and am not sure how to pass /target to MD during
> compilation.  Should I recompile the app in Windows?
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: Re: [Mono-dev] Application Deployment
>> From: Kornél Pál <kornelpal at gmail.com>
>> Date: Fri, August 11, 2006 2:32 pm
>> To: "Carlos J. Muentes" <carlos at rockwithme.org>
>> Cc: <mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com>
>> > I'm going with a .bat file for now to launch the app, but I get an ugly
>> > DOS window in the background.
>> This is the expected behavior for .bat files as they use cmd.exe.
>> >Even if I double-click the .exe file and let the .NET Framework load
>> >the assembly I get an ungly DOS window.
>> This is because you compile your application as a console application. 
>> Use
>> /target:winexe
>> > This isn't to kosher IMHO, as most Windows applications do not exhibit
>> > this behavior.  Perhaps a .NETFX launcher is the only way to go . . .
>> I think the easiest thing is to create a shortcut (i.e. .lnk file) that
>> executes mono.exe with your .exe file passed as a parameter. This way you
>> can use the icon of your .exe file as the icon of the shortcut as well.
>> Note that however if you distribute your onw copy of mono.exe you can
>> compile it as a GUI application (by default it's marked as CUI and closes
>> the console for GUI applications) and use any icon you want. You can even
>> wire your mail assembly name to it so mono.exe (or whatever name you use)
>> will allways load your .exe file.
>> Kornél

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