[Mono-dev] Re: [Mono-list] Silly question (for documentation)

Jonathan Gilbert 2a5gjx302 at sneakemail.com
Mon Mar 6 20:10:41 EST 2006

At 02:43 PM 06/03/2006 -0500, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
>> I know that CSC creates a temp directory in where ever %TEMP% is 
>> pointed to, to create the object files and deletes them when its all 
>> done building but the compiler inlined in Visual Studio creates a local 
>> directory to store the object files (the lovely 'obj' dir you find 
>> lerking around).
>I doubt very much that CSC generates anything resembling an "object
>file".   You are confused.

This doesn't square with my understanding of the process. While CSC and MCS
can both directly produce EXE files, they can also produce .netmodule
files. Are these not roughly analogous to object files?

Not that these are necessarily what populate the 'obj' subdirectory that
VS.NET creates...


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