[Mono-dev] MSBuild in the 3.5 Profile

Miguel de Icaza miguel at novell.com
Tue Feb 17 20:36:19 EST 2009

> I am working on some things in xbuild and the Microsoft.Build.*
> namespaces. MS ships a 3.5 version of the Microsoft.Build.* assemblies
> and a 3.5 version of MSBuild. I started looking at adding our
> corresponding assemblies to the 3.5 profile. I think I can manage that
> (and will send a patch at some point). However, I was a bit confused
> as far as handling xbuild. Should there be 2 versions of xbuild, one
> that corresponds to the 2.0 profile and one that corresponds to the
> 3.5 profile? Should there only be a 3.5 version?

I think we should have a single version, we do not have the bandwidth to
support too many of those.  So for now focusing on having a single one
is probably best.

Once it is finished, the hordes of contributors that really need support
for 2.0 can contribute that code ;-)

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