[Mono-list] VB application compiled IL with Mono .NET Runtime

John Barnette jbarn@httcb.net
Fri, 29 Mar 2002 13:59:09 -0700

At 12:30 PM 3/29/2002, Akhilesh wrote:
>Can I run a VB.NET compiled application (IL or EXE) in MS .NET Framework 
>with Mono .NET
>I believe Mono also compiles C# into IL and then into an exe or dll. 
>Therefore what if I compile my VB.NET into an IL using MS.NET tools and 
>then use this IL in Mono to create an exe/dll? Is this possible?


This really depends on the maturity of the Mono runtime and class 
libraries.  Assuming a mature runtime and libs, you should be able to run 
your MS.NET compiled executable (written in VB.NET) with Mono, since the 
executable format is portable.

~ j.