[Mono-list] mscorlib.dll

Paolo Molaro lupus@ximian.com
Sat, 20 Jul 2002 11:28:07 +0200

On 07/19/02 Pinku Surana wrote:
> I dredged up this old note on the mailing list to help explain a
> compilation error. The problem with the hack described below is that
> other tools will not be written to support this magic renaming. In
> particular, Portable.NET's ilalink will not redirect references to
> mscorlib to magically go to corlib instead. Would it be too terrible
> to have another corlib signed as mscorlib? 

We rename corlib to mscorlib also when saving the PE files, in fact, the
s runtime can execute program created by mono just fine. I assume pnet
can do as well, if the features required by the program are implemented
there as well (for example, they can run some simple mono-compiled Gtk#
We plan to rename corlib to MonoSystemCOReLIBrary (mscorlib)
in the next few days (weeks, months, whatever) anyway.


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