[Mono-dev] Running a .NET 3.5 exe

Onur Gumus emperon at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 10:09:00 EDT 2008

Mono will allow only pure managed assemblies no matter the version is.
I doubt that WindowsBase.dll is a pure managed assembly.

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 5:01 PM,  <russell.kay at realtimeworlds.com> wrote:
> OK I see what you saying, what I need to get is we now reference the
> WindowsBase.dll assembly to get access to the new ZIP file functionality
> and I need to get mono to resolve this.
> Russell
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jb Evain [mailto:jb at nurv.fr]
> Sent: 28 July 2008 14:45
> To: Russell Kay
> Cc: mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com
> Subject: Re: [Mono-dev] Running a .NET 3.5 exe
> On 7/28/08, russell.kay at realtimeworlds.com
> <russell.kay at realtimeworlds.com> wrote:
>> Well the issue is that I need to run nunit on the assembly (it is full
>>  of unit tests) and nunit is marked as a v2.0 assembly so to get it to
>>  load the v3.5 assembly I need to tell mono to use the 3.5 runtime
>>  I know the tests should be using only code that mono implements
> (within
>>  olive) but I cannot see how to get it to run under the v3.5 runtime.
> Thing is that there's no such thing as a v3.5 runtime. .net 3.5 is a
> set of assemblies based on the 2.0 runtime. So you can safely invoke
> mono on your 3.5 assemblies.
> If running it fails, sending the error here would help to diagnose any
> issue.
> --
> Jb Evain  <jb at nurv.fr>
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