[Mono-list] Nant & buildfile required errors? (+patch)

Jeroen Janssen japj@darius.demon.nl
Tue, 10 Dec 2002 07:41:18 +0100

Miguel de Icaza wrote:
>>2) is it ok for me to work on the Nant .build files (to update them for 
>>clean and mcs-build targets)? or are they being 'depreciated'?
> Yes, we could use a helping hand with that (and thanks for the previous
> feedback that you posted, am sorry if I have not been able to reply to
> your emails, but today we were cooking the 0.17 release).

I was already wondering what was happening, until I noted the updated 
NEWS file :)

>>3) can mcs currently compile all the class libraries? (since I was 
>>hitting some compiler errors)
> Yes, it can, but not on Windows.  The problem is that System.Reflection
> in Windows has some shortfalls and bugs that the Mono version works
> around, so it is in particular not possible to compile the corlib with
> mcs on Windows, you have to use CSC on Windows.  

Ah, ok.. that explains things.
Does that also mean you can't run mcs in 'Mono' under Windows and 
compile the class libraries (without the MS .NET Framework), or is it a 
problem on the Windows platform in general?
Jeroen Janssen