[Mono-dev] linking with lib mono-2.0 on osx (64 bit vs 32 bit)

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Sat Nov 5 06:53:33 EDT 2011

On 05.11.2011 00:59, Jonathan Shore wrote:
> Hi,
> I am a bit fuzzy as to whether a 64 bit version of mono exists for
> osx.  According to this page
> http://www.mono-project.com/Supported_Platforms, it does, or at least
> the JIT can generate 64 bit code.   In this regard, all of the mono
> libraries in the prebuilt 2.10.6 package are 32 bit.   Do I need to
> do a custom build to get 64 bit or is the 64 bit port not yet
> completely there?

You must compile the runtime yourself, but don't enable the
sgen GC. It's a realistic endeavor when you only need the mono
runtime + its class libs.

> I am wondering whether will get into trouble linking a 64 bit
> application with 32 bit libs.  To be honest don't have experience
> with this on osx.

It won't work.


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