[Mono-dev] Can libgdiplus be used in wine or windows?

oken okenjian at 163.com
Tue Jul 13 10:44:01 EDT 2010

"In Windows Mono uses the GDI+ library that is included with the operating
system (GDIPLUS.DLL, while in UNIX we provide an implementation of this API
in the libgdiplus.so shared library. " These comes from

Now i have a few questions:
1. Can libgdiplus be used in wine or windows without using the windows's
2. Can we compile a gdiplus.dll whiche can be used by wien or windows using
the source of libgdiplus(http://www.mono-project.com/Libgdiplus)
3. As both wine and mono implements he same C Flat API as the GDIPLUS.DLL. 
Can we use mono's libgdiplus tho replace wine's?

If find it very hard to make it. As the libgdiplus depends on other

If your anwer is yes, please teach me how to do that!
Many thanks!
BTW:Wine lets you run Windows software on other operating systems. With
Wine, you can install and run these applications just like you would in

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