[Mono-list] .dll .exe ? - pointer in C#
Miguel de Icaza
22 Jun 2003 19:03:24 -0400
> I see your apresentation about Mono in Brazilian Forum..
> And you talk about a new implementatation of evolution..
> not all will be re-writted in MONO, because have a
> lot of code writte in C++ with pointers..
Well, that is not exactly what I said. I think there might be some
I said that when there is a large investment in existing unmanaged-code
applications, using the embedded Mono runtime could enable its reuse, by
treating Mono as a scripting language.
> How you can do this?
You want to read the "embedding the Mono runtime" document from the mono
site (Click on embedding) and the "Platform Invocation" document from
> I will be more especifical..
> I can write a base aplication in C++ and use a pointer
> to adress C# objects?
You can keep a pointer to C# objects, yes. I do not know how useful
this is, but you can.
> The garbage collector can control my pointer in C++ ?
> Or i can use a garbage coletor only on C# objects?
Mono uses the Boehm conservative GC; You might want to read the
documentation bundled there as well.