[Mono-dev] greetings (new here)... a few things...

Jonathan Pryor jonpryor at vt.edu
Tue Jan 6 09:31:28 EST 2009

On Tue, 2009-01-06 at 10:26 +0100, Robert Jordan wrote:
> Mono's BCL does depend on the underlying runtime. If you want
> to replace the *whole* runtime, a lot of internal calls would have
> to be provided by the new runtime.

Which is not to say that it can't be done.  It can be done and has been
done; see Grasshopper[0], which uses Mono's runtime libraries to
run .NET code on the JVM (so obviously it's not using Mono's JIT).

 - Jon

[0] http://dev.mainsoft.com/Default.aspx?tabid=130

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