[Mono-dev] Mono on Windows Native NT API
robertj at gmx.net
Thu Mar 5 05:32:03 EST 2009
> I read that mono - if built for windows - directly uses the win32 API, but
> built for e.g. linux it implements its own functionality. Could there be a
> way of combining both ways where mono needs functionality brought by
> advapi32.dll and other advanced win32 libs?
Implementing a new io-layer using the NT API is of little use
because there are *a lot* of other places that do not use
the io-layer: the whole mono/utils/ abstraction layer and
eglib, the glib replacement.
The io-layer has only one purpose: to expose an OS independent
IO API to the *managed* world.
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