[Mono-dev] Mono on wine redux

Sharique uddin Ahmed Farooqui safknw at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 04:10:59 EDT 2008

 I think we need to find a way to use installed mono (linux version)
to be used in wine .
For this we need special configuration in wine dialog. In which user
can select path on mono linux install.

On Wed, Apr 9, 2008 at 1:24 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> As http://www.mono-project.com/WinForms and
>  http://www.winehq.org/?issue=230#Mono%20Ditching%20Wine
>  explain, Mono ditched Wine about four years ago
>  for some very good reasons, and has been happily
>  making progress on its own without worrying about Wine.
>  In those four years, Wine has matured to the point
>  where it is now just starting to run nontrivial .net 2 apps using
>  Microsoft's .net 2 runtime package ( see
>  http://www.winehq.org/pipermail/wine-devel/2008-April/064614.html ).
>  It even has a fairly capable implementation of gdiplus.
>  For the moment, Wine is happy to let people choose
>  between Mono and MS .Net.  Since most .net apps are
>  built with Microsoft tools, they're nearly universally mixed-
>  mode assemblies, so people will of neccessity load MS .net
>  runtimes onto Wine.  Eventually, though, we'd
>  like to start herding everybody towards Mono, as
>  machines without Windows licenses become more common,
>  and Microsoft stops allowing ISVs to bundle the .net runtime
>  with their apps.
>  That would require adding support for mixed-mode assemblies
>  to the Windows version of Mono.  I don't know how big a job
>  that is, but I bet it'd be a fun project for the right intern to take a
>  whack at.  (Anyone interested?)
>  Cheers,
>  Dan Kegel
>  Wine 1.0 Release Manager
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Sharique uddin Ahmed Farooqui
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