[Mono-list] Some ideas for dotgnu.

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
26 Jan 2003 15:21:59 -0500


> 	It would be nice if whatever the libraries are called (assemblies?) had
> dependency information of some sort; thus one could do simply:
> 	mcs -r gnome-sharp.dll foo.cs
> 	Instead of adding an unfeasibly verbose set of ~7 other libraries on
> that link line. Is that reasonable / feasible ?

Well, doing `-r gnome-sharp.dll', will implicitly link anything that
gnome-sharp.dll depends on.  But it will not "import" the types from the
other assemblies, so they are "invisible" to the programmer, unless he
references them.

This is fixable though.