Miguel de Icaza
22 May 2002 22:47:45 -0400
> What's the feasability at this point in time of making an In-memory
> compiler out of Mono's C# compiler. I'm just kinda puttering around
> with the .NET scripting stuff for MS's .NET, but the only language that
> is supported with just the .NET runtime is JScript. (Not that I mind
> terribly.) In order to even support C# compiling, the user must have the
> Full Framework.
It is trivial. Just change a flag when you create the AssemblyBuilder,
instead of `Save', use the `Run' flag (or `RunAndSave').
> So, I started thinking that Mono has a c# compiler, and I wonder if you
> think it would take me much work to adapt that for use in a scripting
It is an interesting project, but not a straight forward one.
> This would go nicely with an open-source(BSD License) VSA replacement
> I'm currently working on, and I'd like to support more languages,
> without the need for the end application to rely on the full Framework.
The Mono C# compiler is under the terms of the GNU GPL, just be aware of