[Mono-dev] Mono on Windows/x64

Miguel de Icaza miguel at novell.com
Mon Apr 23 11:21:16 EDT 2007


> I am not sure how soon any patches will make it into glib, but there
> is some effort. I initially thought eglib would be easier, but have
> since changed my mind ;-). A glib port will be
> used/appreciated/maintained by a wider community, and it has already
> been ported to build on Win32. eglib would need ported to win32, and
> not just win32, but msvc. This was not trivial when I tried, and I
> doubt mono wants all the #ifdef's and changes necessary to get it
> working. Plus, glib is tested alot more than eglib. 

We are going to drop glib and move to eglib in the future anyways.

In addition, eglib is such a small library that am curious as to what
you think would require all that work to port eglib to Win64, it does
not seem that difficult, and the code base is very small.


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