[Mono-list] replacement for mscoree.dll

Jeroen Janssen japj@xs4all.nl
Fri, 03 Jan 2003 17:21:34 +0100

Paolo Molaro wrote:

>>Next step would be to have mcs generate executables that don't need a 
>>.config file to execute through this mechanism (the resulting exe should 
>>probably contain some kind of reference to a 'SOME_VERSION' runtime, so 
>>mscoree will select the correct runtime: mono).
>This is possible (there is an entry in the PE file that is used by the
>loader as the directory in Microsoft.NET\Framework\), but it's not an
>acceptable solution, because it would make programs generated by mono
>non-runnable with the ms runtime.
Not perse, I think this also works for MS (when you have both MS .NET 
1.0 and 1.1 installed) - but I'm not exactly sure.
The following article explains some things, but I haven't read it 
entirely yet so it might be me misunderstanding things.