[Mono-dev] Mono on Windows Native NT API

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Wed Mar 4 18:00:28 EST 2009


Kornél Pál wrote:
> Hi,
> You will get a very limited functionality because ntdll isn't the only 
> user mode module enabling you to access kernel mode services.
> Also note that large parts of CreateProcess are implemented outside of 
> ntdll.
> Anyway I would suggest you to port the io-layer to native NT API. You 
> may need modifications in other parts as well but this is the best 
> solution I can think of if you really don't want to use kernel32.dll and 
> advapi32.dll.

I'd rather implement slimmed down versions of kernel32.dll, advapi32.dll
instead of reviewing:

- mono
- msvcrt
- libgc
- eglib or glib+gmodule


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