[Mono-list] A silly question: can you use Microsoft dlls with mono?

yoros@wanadoo.es yoros@wanadoo.es
Wed, 30 Apr 2003 22:57:44 +0200

On Wed, Apr 30, 2003 at 05:31:31PM +0200, Maurizio Colucci wrote:
> Hello,
> If I take Microsoft's implementation of System.Drawing.dll, and put it
> in /usr/lib in place of the mono implementation, it would work?
> After all, System.Drawing.dll is a piece of IL code...
> (on the other hand, maybe not, because the Microsoft DLL p/invokes some
> Win32 dll.)
> I am asking because my code uses System.Drawing.Bitmap.LockBits, which
> is still unimplemented, and I'm anxious to see how it runs on linux.

If you want to develop an application using all of that stuff, you can
try to use Rotor for linux in parallel with mono (I don't know if Rotor
has that kind of classes but you can try it).

See you,


Pedro Martínez Juliá
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