[Mono-dev] Ideas for Mono on Windows

Miguel de Icaza miguel at novell.com
Fri Nov 14 16:42:02 EST 2008


> The upside of the mechanism I am using is that all of that would still 
> work the same, because I am still using the .sources files instead of 
> having a .csproj.  The downside is we still wouldn't have .csproj's, so 
> it doesn't make working in VS any easier, it just makes it possible to 
> build Mono for Windows in under two hours.

Thanks for this information.

Is there a reason why we could not generate the .csproj files from
the .sources and the Makefile settings for the entire tree in one
"prepare" step?

We need to have a good Visual Studio experience from the get-go and not
only a faster command line buidl.


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