[Mono-list] Managed C++ assemblies and Mono

Jason Whittington jasonw@develop.com
Sat, 11 Jan 2003 09:20:07 -0700

> Hello,
> I haven't any experience with Managed C++ but I understand that the
> problem is that MC++ compiled applications need some initial functions
> in x86 code. I think that the best solution to this problem is an
> interpreter/jit of x86 instructions. I think that in the future (far
> near), we will need that interpreter.

Once you get that working you will basically have written a new [and
slow] version of vmware :).  Given the subtle variations in the
instruction sets of the various x86 CPUs I don't think this is going to
be practical.